Miranda Carver Martin
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Miranda is a former Research & Writing Fellow for Food Tank. Miranda’s interest in food systems originated while she studied anthropology at George Mason University. During the three years after graduating, she worked at a research organization focused on the wellbeing of children and youth, where her project work introduced her to topics including healthy schools legislation, school nutrition, and healthy eating programs. Miranda is also active with food-focused organizations in Washington, D.C., volunteering with farmers’ markets and interning with a school-based food education program for elementary schoolers.

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