Mariel Borgman (she/her/hers) is a Community Food Systems Educator serving the southwest Michigan region. Mariel’s areas of focus include supporting local and regional food systems, developing farm to institution value chains, and providing produce safety education for growers. Mariel's educational background includes a B.S. in Sustainable Business from Aquinas College and a M.S. in Natural Resources from the University of Michigan. She is also a graduate of the MSU Organic Farmer Training Program.