Taber Ward


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Taber Ward is a strategist and advocate for social justice. She is a believer — especially in human potential and our collective ability to solve the problems of our time. She is a curious and creative optimist, a bike-commuting enthusiast, and mother of a toddler who loves anything with wheels. Taber’s areas of expertise include healthy food policy and school food reform, community transportation planning, conflict resolution, and consensus building. In addition to her work at the DK Foundation, she is an adjunct professor of U.S. Food Policy and advisor to graduate students in the CU-Boulder Masters of Environment program. Taber is drawn to experiential education opportunities and loves to support and develop intergenerational connections.

Previously, Taber worked as an attorney, was a member of the Healthy Food for Denver Kids Commission, and also founded and directed an urban goat dairy and non-profit education center in Boulder, CO. Taber holds a B.A. in Anthropology and Geography from McGill University and a law degree from CU-Boulder. She grew up in upstate New York and has been in Colorado since 2009.

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The Brick-and-Mortar Rules: Why some kids get to eat, but some don’t.
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The Brick-and-Mortar Rules: Why some kids get to eat, but some don’t.