Ethel Recinos


Communications Associate

Ethel is passionate about increasing community access to information. She’s used her writing and communication skills as tools for community building and has extensive experience working with immigrant and refugee populations across Iowa. Ethel’s interest in food systems stems from her upbringing in Iowa, where she grew up witnessing the community and environmental impacts of mass agriculture and the limited participation of her community in the local food movement. 

Current Focus: As the FMC Communications Associate, Ethel is able to combine her passion for writing and media to highlight the efforts being made to increase local food access through nutrition incentive programs.

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Ethel is based out of Sioux City, IA and can be reached at

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