See you at Summit: Adrienne Akers
Posted On: July 19, 2018
Meet 2018 Direct Ag Summit Speaker, Adrienne Akers:
Adrienne Akers is the Market Manager of Kokomo Downtown Farmers’ Market (KDFM) in Kokomo, IN. After experiences working as a grant writer, interning in a DC museum, learning about native plants at a restoration nursery, working in a library, and as a teacher, Adrienne became familiar with the KDFM as a soap vendor. She’d later be nominated to the board of directors and then positioned as market manager. From farm-to-fork fundraisers, wellness education, cooking demonstrations, SNAP successes and partnering with local organizations, Adrienne relishes strengthening the local food system and economy by providing vendors new avenues and customer fresh food access. Adrienne is also a member of Hoosier Farmers’ Market Association and Eat Fresh Howard County.