Ash Bruxvoort coordinates the Plate to Politics program at the Women, Food & Agriculture Network. She’s a farm and food justice activist, community organizer, New Leaders Council alum, and former Iowa Farmers Union board member. She grew up on a conventional family farm in small-town Iowa and has worked on vegetable farms in Iowa, California, and New York. Ash started her career in philanthropy and communications with The Nature Conservancy in Iowa. Since then she’s worked as a Local Foods Coordinator at Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the Communications Coordinator for the Iowa Food Cooperative. She also developed and teaches an Online Marketing for Farm Businesses workshop.