Maureen Kirkpatrick

Standards Coordinator, Big Carrot Natural Food Market

Maureen is one of seventy members of The Big Carrot Natural Food Market, a worker-owned cooperative retailer in downtown Toronto, Canada. The Big Carrot is Ontario’s first certified organic retailer and one of the founding members of the Non-GMO Project. In her role as Standards Coordinator and Chair of the Standards Committee Maureen is responsible for reviewing incoming products, staff and store education, as well as promoting the numerous sustainable food initiatives that the Big Carrot values. In addition to the board of the Non-GMO Project Maureen proudly serves on the board of directors of The Big Carrot as well as the Organic Council of Ontario.