Margaret Gifford is the founder of Watervine Impact in NYC. Watervine helps food, health and agriculture enterprises enter new markets, gain customers and access funds for growth. Margaret’s mission is to bring together business and impact capital to grow healthy and sustainable communities.
She serves as the Community Engagement Consultant to the US Chamber of Commerce Foundation and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s national “Health Means Business” campaign and as a board advisor to RAFI-USA and Farm Hack. She is the founder of the food justice organization, Farmer Foodshare and her work has been mentioned in publications from the New York Times and Edible Manhattan to Epicurious.
Margaret has a background in global marketing at Ogilvy and HP. She is an avid farmers market forager and has been known to go to as many as three in one day to find the perfect ingredients for dinner.