CoFED inspiregizes future food co-op leaders across North America. We support students with training and tools, and connect them with peers, mentors, and allies in a solidarity network.

Regional Organizer

After much reading, writing & pot lucking, Lauryl graduated from Sarah Lawrence College in May 2012 with a Bachelor of Liberal Arts concentrating in sociology & literature.  Lauryl has experience in food growing, processing, & service.  If you are in the Northeast and would like support in cooperative projects and subverting dominant narratives of what people can do and be, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.


Lauryl's Skillmap:

  • Conducting workshops and retreats
  • Event planning
    • travel/housing coordination
    • programming
    • food donation ask letters
    • volunteer coordination (childcare, gardening)
  • Campus-specific skills
    • funding applications
    • publicity and outreach
      • writing leads for radio
      • tabling and flyering
    • getting class credit for co-oping/organizing
  • Food business skills
    • cooking for small, medium, & large groups (2-200 people); + non-dairy/meat/eggs recipes
    • cash register/point of sale
    • customer service
      • hosting
      • receptionist
      • barista
  • Note-taking and transcription for groups
  • Intersectional feminism training



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