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Taylor Choy

Taylor Choy (She/Her)

Operations and Programs Director

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Taylor is a first generation Asian-American who is passionate about supporting local food systems that prioritize equitable access to sustainable foods. Currently, she is the Operations and Programs Director at Green City Market, where she oversees programming that supports sustainable farmers, increases access to local food and provides edible education experiences throughout Chicago.

In addition, her work drives the organizational operations, including facilities, finance and human resources. Previously a New York seedling, she now plants her roots in Chicago, Illinois after graduating from Loyola University Chicago with a B.S. in Environmental Science: Sustainable Food and Agriculture, and Urban Studies. She has over nine years of experience in food sustainability, waste reduction and community engagement fields through her work and research with Garden Collage, Center for Urban Research and Learning, School of Environmental Sustainability, The Green Initiative Fund, US Environmental Protection Agency, and the Chicago Foundation for Women.

When she isn't working, Taylor is exploring Chicago's vibrant neighborhoods on her bike and cooking seasonally inspired dishes at her home in Edgewater.