Field to Family works to create a more local, more healthy and more sustainable regional food system.
We envision a region where people eat with the seasons, where farmers make a living, and our ecosystem is diverse, abundant, and healthy.
Board of Directors
David Burt, President
David Burt is a chef and local food advocate. A native of Scotland, he relocated here after finishing a BA in American Studies. He spent many years in the restaurant business, culminating in the 13 year span of The Red Avocado. He currently owns and operates Four Square Meals, a restaurant consultancy and food production business located in Iowa City. David was part of Field to Family from 2001-2005. He lives in Iowa City with his wife and children.
Ofer Sivan, Treasurer
Co-owner of Oasis.
Alicia Ambler, Secretary
Alicia Ambler lives in Iowa City with her husband, daughter, and dog. She teaches English as a Second Language at the University of Iowa. She writes a food blog at culinarybliss.blogspot.com.
Miriam Alarcon Avila
Photographer. Baker & Prepared Foods Coordinator at New Pioneer Food Co-op.
Professor in the Health Science Department at the University of Iowa.
Alyssa moved to Iowa City from Seattle after traveling for a few years abroad. She’s currently attending college for an Environmental degree and plans to help local businesses start composting food waste and procure locally-grown ingredients.
Owner, Get Fresh. Has served as Iowa City Farmers Market’s Market Manager and Operations Manager at New Bo City Market.
Michelle Kenyon, Program Director
Sara Rynes- Weller