Nina Budabin McQuown
Nina Budabin McQuown’s work at markets, in fields, and in urban gardens, has always taken place alongside research and scholarship on the cultures of food and agriculture. They hold a PhD in English Literature, focused on the socio-cultural history of soil, and have many years of experience as an editor. At the Farmers Market Coalition, they coordinate the creation, aggregation, and sharing of resources in support of farm direct operators and the local food systems they create.
Name Pronouncer: (Nee-nah BOO-da-bin Mc-WOWn)
Current Focus: Nina’s work focuses on the toolkits and resources that support farm direct practitioners in their work including resource libraries, resource creation, practitioner papers, and curricula. Contact them if you have an idea for a new resource, or know of an existing resource that should be made available to farm direct operators or farm direct GusNIP grantees.
Pronouns: They/ Them/ Theirs
Nina lives in Baltimore, MD, and can be reached at (888) 362-8177 ext 700 or email@example.com.
- Practitioner Papers: The Origins of Incentives: Incentivizing Behavior Change through the Farmers Market Model and the forthcoming paper Beyond SNAP: Incentives for Voucher and Coupon Programs by Erin Molnar and Amanda Osborne.
- State Funding Roundtable with Frank Tamborello, Alex Canepa, Molly Notarianni, Elizabeth Borst, and Adrienne Udarbe.