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Founding Members

The following individuals are working together to develop the AgArts organization:


Mary SwanderMember of Iowa Women’s Hall of Fame/ Recent Poet Laureate of Iowa/ Playwright/ Non-Fiction Writer (Kalona, IA)

Fred KirschenmannLeopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture (IA) and Stone Barns (NY)

Diane Hatz- Change Food / Change Food Fest

Horseman Trail Farm
Horseman Trail Farm

Executive Director, Mary Swander

Outreach Director, Donna Prizgintas

Media Director, Cherie Sampson

Theatre Director, Dean Gray

Literary Director, John Linstrom