Kate Mahoney is a Project Coordinator working on projects related to improving healthy food access in San Diego’s urban food environments. Specifically, Kate works on the Live Well Community Market Program and the Urban Growers’ Collaborative Project.
Kate’s passion for healthy food and food equity issues stems from growing up on an organic farm in Santa Maria, California. Before working at the Center for Community Health, Kate lived in New Orleans where she graduated from Tulane University with a major in both International Development and Public Health. Kate completed her Master’s Degree in Public Health with an emphasis on health promotion and behavioral science at San Diego State University in 2017. Kate’s thesis research was on understanding access and utilization of sexual and reproductive health care among young adult Latinas in farmworker families.