LISA KINGERY, MS, RDN

Founder, CEO

Lisa developed her love for cooking and appreciation for local, seasonal eating in rural Japan, where she lived for 6 years. Inspired by the Japanese diet and lifestyle, she
moved to New York to earn her credential as a Registered Dietitian and her Master’s in Public Health from Columbia University.

 

While in New York, she managed the Food Bank of NYC’s CookShop Program, a city-wide cooking-based nutrition education program for elementary school children. After moving to Milwaukee, she worked at the Fondy Food Center where she developed programs with food system solutions to hunger and obesity.

 

In 2014, she launched FoodRight, Inc. to empower youth and their families to choose foods that sustain life-long health through gardening and culinary nutrition education. Lisa loves exploring ethnic food stores, gardening with edibles, canning and pickling, and traveling with her family.

STEPHANIE MEYER, RDN

Program Manager

Stephanie has called Milwaukee home for more than 10 years. During that time she received her credentials as a registered dietitian from Mount Mary's dietetic coordinated program. Stephanie interned for FoodRight in 2018, which would lead her to join the team full-time as Program Manager due to her exceptional talents.

 

While developing FoodRight's programs, Stephanie has been inspired through working closely with children - whose habits are easier to impact than those of adults. In her multifaceted role, Stephanie combines her passions for social justice, food equity, and the culinary arts to teach children and their families how to nourish themselves for life-long health.

 

Stephanie enjoys cooking on her own time and finds joy in trying new foods. Her hobbies include board games, cuddling with her two cats, and traveling the world.

MOLLY HIGGINS

Molly is a FoodRight Intern and AmeriCorps Farm to School Specialist; she is finishing her last semester at Central Michigan University - studying Public Health Education and Nutrition - and is ready to graduate in May 2020.

 

With her internship experience with FoodRight as a solid foundation, Molly hopes to gain exposure to educating in a classroom setting and opportunities for developing leadership skills. She is excited to work on the Youth Chef Academy Primary program curriculum and wants to spread the message that you are never too young to learn about health and nutrition, and never too old to begin new, healthy habits!

 

In Molly’s free time, she is in the kitchen cooking new recipes or going on hikes with her dog, Seamus.

AmeriCorps Farm to School Specialist

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