Margaret Gifford is the founder of Watervine Impact in New York. Watervine helps food, health and agriculture enterprises enter new markets, gain customers and access funds for growth. Margaret’s mission is to bring together business and impact capital to grow healthy and sustainable communities. Margaret serves as the Community Engagement Consultant to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s national “Health Means Business” campaign. She is an advisor to Element Capital Advisors, Rural Advancement Foundation International (RAFI), Farm Hack and Vesta Foods, LLC. Margaret has held senior leadership positions in global brand marketing at Ogilvy and HP and she is the founder of the public health nonprofit organization, Farmer Foodshare. Her work has been mentioned in publications from the New York Times and Edible Manhattan to Epicurious. 



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