Meighen Lovelace lives and farms with her two daughters on Colorado’s Western Slope. She founded the Mountain Harvest Coalition- building a community farm and four season greenhouse for the Vail Valley Salvation Army and providing year round fresh produce for the food bank. She has since passed that work along to community leaders to pursue a deep dive into Food and Farm Policy. She is committed to growing accessible and thriving community systems through equitable policy, advocacy, and action.
Meighen serves on the National Advisory Committee for the Alliance to End Hunger, the Advisory Board for the Colorado Food Policy Network, the Governing Council for the Colorado Blueprint to End Hunger, and serves as the Western Slope Producer Representative and Vice Chair of the Colorado Food Systems Advisory Council as appointed by the Governor. She worked on the Farm Bill with National Farmers Union in Washington D.C. and is currently President of the Colorado Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health