Maura Henn

Maura HennCommunity Foods Systems Specialist
Rocky Mountain West Regional Office

Topic Areas:
Local Foods

Specific Areas of Expertise:
Farmers markets, Grocery cooperatives

Maura Henn has over 17 years of experience working with community food systems with an emphasis on farmers market and cooperative grocery store management. She works with local Montana farmers markets and small agriculture producers to promote local foods and connect suppliers with low-income buyers through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) incentives, including collecting survey data and conducting outreach activities at local markets. She is the coordinator for the Grow Montana Food Policy Coalition and manages NCAT’s participation in the Montana Double SNAP Dollars Network. Maura also coordinates the Business and Community program of the Montana Harvest of the Month Program.

Education:
Bachelor of Arts in English, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

Featured Publications and Presentations:
How to Accept SNAP Payments: A Guide for Montana CSA Farms, ATTRA Sustainable Agriculture

 

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