Mother, Chef, and Volunteer in Sanford, North Carolina
Avien McCrimmon is the founder of the Grassroots Food Initiative. Dedicated to finding and creating alternative food options for anyone who is in need. She is focused on addressing food sustainability issues by empowering people through education, networking and giving/philanthropy. Avien has substantial experience working in the nonprofit food industry, as well as culinary training instruction. All things regarding food, from the growing process, preparation and presentation are all a part of her passion and life mission. Her primary goal is to ensure all levels of food insecurity are addressed in practical and effective ways.