Alyson brings an intimate knowledge of zero food waste to powerfully move initiatives forward. She continues to thrive at the heart of shaping and advocating for city, county, and statewide policies and support for food waste prevention. With a background in volunteer management, gleaning, sustainable event production, environmental service-learning leadership in educational institutions, and restaurant management, Alyson combines experiences from across the food waste chain to create meaningful and comprehensive waste reduction programs.
Alyson is the CEO of the food donation app, Careit. Careit utilizes technology to connect the edible surplus food in businesses directly to local nonprofits and provides donation data tracking tools for nonprofits, municipalities, and corporations to meet state mandates and corporate social responsibility initiatives. She’s passionate about reconnecting all members of a community and healing through food.