Hilary Baum

Hilary Baum is the Director of Baum Forum and President of Public Market Partners, a not-for-profit corporation established in 1991. For 15 years, as a producer of educational seminars, multi-day conferences and special events focusing on food, farming and markets, she has advanced the dialogue on critical issues among industry professionals and culinary students, market managers and family farmers, government officials and concerned citizens. She recently completed her term as founding Coordinating Director of Food Systems Network NYC, a collaborative effort of government agencies, non profits and individuals to further access to fresh and healthy food in all NYC neighborhoods and to strengthen the regional farm and food economy.