Meredith Ledlie, MSW
Meredith Ledlie Johnson manages the Food Access and Availability Initiative for Virginia Cooperative Extension’s Family Nutrition Program, designed to ensure that all Virginians have access to enough healthy, culturally appropriate food in their communities through increasing access to farmers markets, gardening and healthy retail outlets. She holds a master's degree in social work with a concentration in community organizing from Hunter College, CUNY. Before living in Virginia, Johnson worked as a farmers market manager for Greenmarket in New York City and as an urban park advocate with New Yorkers for Parks. She is excited by the possibilities offered by the local food movement to strengthen the resiliency of Virginia’s families and communities.
2008 , M.S.W., Social Work (community organizing concentration), Hunter College, CUNY
2003, B.A., Hunter College, CUNY