In April 2020, Kathryn accepted a new position at the University of Michigan. For the remainder of 2020, her connection with CRFS will be limited to completing a CRFS evaluation project.
Kathryn Colasanti completed her master's with the CS Mott Group for Sustainable Food Systems (now CRFS) before joining the staff in May 2009. Her research with the group has spanned multiple topics, including healthy food access, farm to school, farm to institution, urban agriculture, beginning farmers, farmers markets and school food supply chains. Her current work is centered on coordinating the Michigan Good Food Charter Shared Measurement Project. Before joining the Center, Kathryn worked on an urban farm and on garden-based preventative health initiatives in Denver, CO.