2016 Food & Farm Directory Annual Publication - Page 5

Our Mission: Our mission is to support a community-based food system to increase access to fresh healthy food, support sustainable farm land-use and foster relationships among farmers and consumers in the region of Crook, Deschutes and Jefferson Counties and the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs. Our values are: AGRICULTURE ACCESS ACTION We are a 501(c)3 non-profit and citizen-based advisory group dedicated to building a sustainable food system in Central Oregon. On behalf of our community, our Board of Directors represents the following sectors: farmers/ranchers; hunger relief; public health; land use; government; university; food businesses and the community-at-large in the tri-county region. Jane Sabin-Davis, Board Co-Chair, Community-at-large, Deschutes County Jerre Kosta-Dodson, Dancing Cow Farm, Shannon Sbarra, Secretary/Treasurer, Jules Moratti-Greene, Family Nurse Practitioner, Volcano Veggies, Deschutes County Crook County Deschutes County Katrina Van Dis, Membership Director, Liz Weigand, Agricultural Connections, Ben Miosi, Whole Foods, Nancy Klatt, Remuda Ranch, Carly Sanders, NeighborImpact, Seth Crawford, Commissioner, COIC, tri-county Deschutes County Deschutes County Dana Martin, Board Co-Chair, OSU Extension, tri-county Chris Casad, Juniper Jungle, Deschutes County Jefferson County tri-county Crook County Jess Weiland, Food & Farm Director 5