Dana Lahey

Meal Exchange

Dana has been working to transform food and education on Canada’s campuses since 2007. As an undergraduate student at McGill University he started the McGill Farmers’ Market and the McGill Food Systems Project, spending his degree bringing together his campus community to improve the sustainability of the university’s food supply.

Since graduating from McGill, Dana has been helping campuses across the country achieve their own breakthroughs. As a founding member and manager of the Campus Food Systems Project, he coaches and connects student leaders at universities from coast to coast.

Dana has worked with the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation to develop their national Value Chain granting program, and recently completed the Social Innovation Generation (SiG) Graduate Diploma in Social Innovation through the University of Waterloo. Dana is an Advisory Committee member of Farm to Cafeteria Canada, the national network working to get local sustainable food into Canada’s public institutions.