Tammara Soma

Food System Planner, Food Waste Expert and Human Rights Activist

Tammara Soma is a Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation 2014 Doctoral Scholar and the Project Manager and Co-Founder of the Food Systems Lab. The Food Systems Lab will apply a social innovation method designed to tackle the issue of food waste in Toronto. She is also a Doctoral candidate in urban planning at the University of Toronto. Her research investigates the factors that influence urban household food consumption and food wasting practices in Indonesia. In 2014, Tammara co-founded the International Food Loss and Food Waste Studies group, the first academic network of global food waste scholars (