Pam Koch

Researcher and educator who connects food systems, nutrition education, and public policy.

Pam conducts research about the connections between a just, sustainable food system and healthy eating. She translates the results from her research into useful resources such as curricula for school teachers and recommendations for policy makers. Pam is the primary author of the three Linking Food and the Environment (LiFE) curriculum series books: Growing Food; Farm to Table & Beyond, and Choice, Control & Change. She coordinated the development, evaluation and dissemination of the LiFE series. Pam frequently speaks about nutrition education and sustainable food systems at meetings and conferences across the country. Pam also collaborates with many groups conducting food and nutrition education and working to increase access to healthy, sustainable food around New York City.