For nearly fifteen years, Jenna Segal has worked nationally and internationally across the food system to develop and support equitable, sustainable food systems that positively impact the health and well-being of people around the world. Jenna first became interested in the intersection of sustainability and public health while studying Ecological Determinants of Health at McGill University in Montreal. After nearly a decade of professional experience, Jenna obtained a Masters of Public Health in Nutrition at UC Berkeley. Jenna has worked on the farm, in the field, in academic and educational environments, with non-profits, with state agencies, with the USDA at the Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) Office of Community Food Systems, at USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) as an Outreach Specialist and their Acting Urban Agriculture Lead, and most recently as an Agricultural Marketing Specialist at USDA-AMS’s Local and Regional Foods Division. She is passionate about growing food, foraging, pickling, and engaging in urban agriculture by serving on the Board of Directors for an urban farm in DC, and growing over 42 tomatoes and more in her front yard in Alexandria, Virginia!