Speaker Details: Michaela Oldfield

Michaela Oldfield

Director, Greater Cincinnati Regional Food Policy Council


Michaela coordinates a cross-sector coalition of stakeholders advocating for policies and systems changes to ensure that all residents of the Greater Cincinnati Region have access to food that is healthy, fair, affordable and green. Michaela has a JD from the University of Michigan Law School and a PhD from Michigan State University in Community, Agriculture, Recreation and Resource Studies. Her studies and past work have focused on environmental justice advocacy, the politics of public and private food systems regulation, and understanding how policies shape the healthfulness, economics, and sustainability of food systems.