Nina F. Ichikawa is an experienced consultant for governments, NGOs and companies seeking to transform the food system. She has advised on:

Community economic development through food

Policy implementation

Economic impact of “go local” programs

Building multi-sector teams

Training staff to incorporate new food objectives

Organizing communities to advocate for their food needs

Storytelling for education, activism and fundraising

Legislative strategy

Community outreach, particularly to nontraditional populations


Past and current clients include:

Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific Experience

Office of Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Agriculture

Go Local campaign, Republic of Palau

Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance, AFL-CIO

Asian Pacific Partners for Empowerment, Advocacy & Leadership

Urbane Development, LLC

Author and speaker Keibo Oiwa

Author and speaker Yumiko Ohtani

Peace Boat Japan