Leigh Belanger
Fishing Communities Outreach Coordinator


Leigh is a storyteller and network builder whose work has focused on many facets of our food system for over 15 years. She has led programming and outreach in the non-profit sector; written two cookbooks and countless editorial stories; spearheaded and launched a network, event series, and podcast for women food entrepreneurs; developed programming for public educational events, and taught writing and communications to hundreds of students. A native of coastal Massachusetts, Leigh lives in Boston with her partner and two young boys, where she advocates for equity in the public school system and is attempting to learn to skateboard.