Mission: Connecting beginning and historically underserved farmers to each other and resource opportunities; ensuring social justice, environmental stewardship, and profitability. 

Meet the MIFFS Team

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Spanish Speaking Program Director

se habla español

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se habla español

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Program Manager

Financial Manager

Communications & Outreach Coordinator

Co-Executive Director of Programs

Co-Executive Director of Operations

MIFFS Board of Directors is the governing body for the organization, comprised of 10 members and two Co-directors.  Board members come from all across the state and include representatives from all realms of food systems, including growers, environmental and conservation interests, and consumers. They bring skills and experience in farming, farmers markets, sustainable agriculture, state government, value chains, entrepreneurship, education, marketing, resource expertise, and more. They all share a passion for sustainable agriculture, local food systems, and the viability of small farms.

Board Members

Christine
Quane
President
Evan
Smith
Grant
Fletcher
Treasurer
Jim
Marshall
LJ
Kehn
Secretary
Raquel
Garcia
Vanessa
García Polanco