Holly Haddad is the Associate Director for FamilyFarmed.org in Chicago, IL. Her nearly 20 year background in food systems development, nonprofits and the natural foods industry has included: contributing to research at the Program on Agricultural Technology Studies at the University of Wisconsin, managing new program development at a Community Action Program in Washington, conducting Community Development Corporation research in Washington D.C., project managing national farmer training programs as a consultant and serving on the board for Slow Food Chicago.
Holly was an inaugural board member for the global action media organization World Pulse, whose mission is to lift and unite women’s voices to accelerate their impact for the world. Holly also has a background in natural and specialty foods retail management, sales and distribution, along with direct work experience on organic family farms, with family-owned wineries and as an herbal apprentice. She is an avid rooftop gardener, soap maker and home cook – a lifestyle inspired by her childhood garden, family meals around the table and a passion for Good Food.