Director of the Fair Food Fund
Fair Food Network
Alex Linkow leads the Fair Food Fund, an innovative Fair Food Network program that provides financing and business assistance to good food enterprises that connect small and mid-size farms with consumers hungry for local, sustainably grown food. As Director, Alex oversees the fund’s investment portfolio, including deal sourcing, due diligence for investment opportunities, and raising grant and program-related investment capital. Alex also manages the fund’s business assistance offerings, which includes one-on-one support and an annual Business Boot Camp. Alex has an MBA and master’s degree in sustainable systems from University of Michigan’s Erb Institute, where he focused on social entrepreneurship, sustainable food systems, and marketing. He lives with his wife and son outside Boston, Massachusetts. When he’s not at work, he can generally be found chasing his son around the playground and beyond.