Margaret Mittelstadt is the Director of Community Relations for Outpost Natural Foods Cooperative, joining the co-op in 2004. Her work centers around connecting the co-op and its owners and public shoppers with local businesses, government and non-profit organizations in order to further the co-op’s mission for a healthy, diverse and sustainable
Margaret serves on the executive council for Hunger Task Force, a free and local emergency food bank distributing food to over 80 different food pantries, soup kitchen and homeless shelters in Milwaukee County. She is a past steering committee member and active participant of the Milwaukee Food Council, a multi-stakeholder organization with a focus on collective impact, equity and justice, food culture, policy change and advocacy, sustainable food ecology, and a vibrant local food economy. Margaret has held past positions with Local First Milwaukee local business alliance and she had the
privilege of serving on the Wisconsin Organic Advisory Council by invite from Governor Jim Doyle, representing the consumer interest.
Margaret lives in Glendale, WI, in a quiet cottage along the Milwaukee River with her husband, Mark, and their two dogs.