Who We Are

Our Mission

Field and Fork Network connects communities to innovative solutions that foster a sustainable food system.

Our Vision

A resilient, equitable, and community-owned food system.

Our Values

Equity-Minded

We honor unique identities and perspectives with dignity.

Forward Thinking

We turn ideas into long lasting solutions.

Collaborative

We incorporate diverse voices and ideas.

Our Mission

Field and Fork Network connects communities to innovative solutions that foster a sustainable food system.

Our Vision

A resilient, equitable, and community-owned food system.

Our Values

Equity-Minded

We honor unique identities and perspectives with dignity.

Forward Thinking

We turn ideas into long lasting solutions.

Collaborative

We incorporate diverse voices and ideas.

Our Team

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Lisa French

       Co-Founder & Executive      Director

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Tom Lowe

Niagara Falls Local Food Action Plan Project Director

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Bryan Gertz

Double Up Food Bucks- Farm Direct Portfolio Manager

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Angela Janiszewski

Finance Manager

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Sam Attea

AmeriCorps VISTA – Buffalo Region

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Nichole Borchard

Communications & Partnerships Director

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Josh McGuire

Double Up Food Bucks Program Director

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Jake Kowal

Double Up Food Bucks- Retail Portfolio Manager

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Marcie Baranich

Communications & Digital Content Coordinator

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Chloe Cabrera

AmeriCorps VISTA – Syracuse Region

Our Team

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Lisa French

Co-Founder & Executive Director

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Tom Lowe

Niagara Falls Local Food Action Plan Project Director

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Bryan Gertz

Double Up Food Bucks- Farm Direct Portfolio Manager

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Angela Janiszewski

Finance Manager

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Sam Attea

AmeriCorps VISTA – Buffalo Region

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Nichole Borchard

Communications & Partnerships Manager

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Josh McGuire

Double Up Food Bucks Program Director

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Jake Kowal

Double Up Food Bucks- Retail Portfolio Manager

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Marcie Baranich

Communications & Digital Content Coordinator

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Chloe Cabrera

AmeriCorps VISTA – Syracuse Region

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Stephanie Tisdale

M&T Bank

Board Chair

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Brianna Bartholomew

Independent Health Foundation

Carol Cassell

Carol Cassell

Recovery Health Solutions

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Hayley Davis

L&G Research and Evaluation Consulting

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Stephon Parker

The New York Times

Board Vice Chair

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Umberto Angilletta

M&T Bank

Board Treasurer

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Samuel Burruano

Five Star Bank 

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Mayra Colon

M&T Bank

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Carrie Meyer

Independent Health Foundation

Our Board

Our Board

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Stephanie Tisdale

M&T Bank

Board Chair

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Stephon Parker

The New York Times

Board Vice Chair

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Umberto Angilletta

M&T Bank

Board Treasurer

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Brianna Bartholomew

Independent Health Foundation

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Samuel Burruano

Five Star Bank 

Carol Cassell

Carol Cassell

Recovery Health Solutions

Mayra Colon

M&T Bank

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Hayley Davis

L&G Research and Evaluation Consulting

Carrie Meyer

Independent Health Foundation

Our Supporters & Partners

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