Kari Paine brings a passion for beautiful design, compelling content, and vibrant local food systems. In her role as Communications Manager, she manages Fair Food Network’s digital channels and deploys sophisticated, in-house graphic design across Fair Food Network communications.
Kari has a diverse background in graphic design, photography, and digital communications. She has run print and digital marketing campaigns for student campus efforts, supported digital communications for the University of Michigan’s School of Natural Resources and Environment, and led a visioning process for Kalamazoo Valley Community College’s new Food Hub aggregation center.
Kari graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Kalamazoo College and has a master’s degree from the University of Michigan. In her free time, she enjoys playing ultimate frisbee, reading, and visiting her family in beautiful Manistee, Michigan.