Carolyn Gahn

Carolyn Gahn

Carolyn Gahn is the sustainability director for Aramark for the University of Kentucky Dining Services. In this role, she oversees $2+ million dollars annual spend with local farms and businesses. Carolyn worked with local partners to create Aramark’s signature farm-to-table programs, The Local Salad Bar, and the Whole Animal Program, establishing an annual commitment-to-buy with local farms of 24,000 pounds of organically grown produce and 58,000 pounds of humanely raised beef and pork. She is also the co-founder of Sweetgrass Natural Foods which manufactures regional natural food products for retail shelves. Before that she was a community organizer with Community Farm Alliance and has worked on several diversified farms, including her own. (Lexington, KY) @Aramark