People: Our Team

  • Diane Hatz

    Founder & Executive Director, Change Food

    Diane Hatz is a social entrepreneur working to create a more healthful, sustainable, equitable world, with a strong focus on food and farming.  As founder & executive [...]

  • Brendan Van Meter

    Founder & Filmmaker, Beaconhouse Media LLC

    Brendan Van Meter has been the Video Producer & Director for Change Food and Change Food Fest since 2010. A lifelong filmmaker, he started making films at home and [...]

  • Emily Folk

    Contributing Author, Change Food

    Emily Folk covers agricultural and sustainability topics. You can find more of her work on her blog, Conservation Folks.

  • Kristen Lee-Charlson

    Kristen is a high-level thinker and strategist, incorporating whole-systems thinking in her approach to organizational leadership. With twenty-five years in nonprofit [...]