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Davis Farm to School

2021 Steering Committee



Randii MacNear

Executive Director, Davis FM Alliance

Davis Farmers Market Manager

Meghan Covert-Russell, J.D.

Executive Director, Davis Farm to School

Keri Hawkins, M.A.

RISE Program Coordinator

(elementary Level)

Davis Farm to School


Helke Farin, M.D., B.S.

RISE Program Coordinator 

(secondary level)

Davis Farm to School


Betsy Hyder

DJUSD School Board Member

Sheryl Yamamoto, M.S.

Committee Member

School Garden Coordinator

Pioneer Elementary School

Jennifer Rogge

Committee Member

School Garden Coordinator

Birch Lane Elementary

Ann M. Evans

President, Davis FM Alliance

Author, Columnist, Food Consultant

Jeri Ohmart, M.A. 

Former DF2S Program Coordinator


UC Children's Garden

Davis Farm to School Evaluation Consultant

Gail Feenstra, Ed. D.

Food Systems Analyst

UC Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Project (UC SAREP)

Davis Farm to School

is a project of

The Davis Farmers Market Alliance

(DFMA) 501c3
a non-profit, public benefit

California Corporation. 
Federal Tax ID # 47-4702989

For more information:

PO Box 1813

Davis, CA 95617

Street address: 228 B Street

Davis, CA 95616

Founded in 2000, Davis Farm to School supports the Davis Joint Unified School District in their goals to provide farm and garden-based education, increase farm fresh foods in school meals, and reduce solid waste through recycling and composting programs.
Our Mission
The mission of Davis Farm to School is to create an educational and cultural environment in our schools that connects food choices with personal health, community, farms and the land.

Davis Farm to School (DF2S) is a project of the nonprofit organization Davis Farmers Market Alliance.  DF2S is run primarily by a dedicated group of longtime volunteers.  We thank you for your support and welcome your interest in the organization.
The Davis Farm to School Committee (2020)
Executive Director: Meghan Covert-Russell
District DavisRISE Recycling Coordinator: Keri Hawkins, Helke Farin
Educational Outreach: Sheryl Yamamoto
Additional Supporting Members:  Garry Pearson, Cate McGuire, 
Randii MacNear, Ann Evans, Deborah Bruns
Related Reports & Guiding Documents:

Memorandum of understanding with DJUSD, Sept. 2013
See the UC Sustainable Agriculture and Education Program (SAREP) report series on Davis Farm to School and more at this link.
Improving Farmer Profitability By Forging Community Partnerships in Education, Davis Farmers Market Foundation: USDA/AMS Farmers Market Promotion Program, October 2006 – March 2008 Download (pdf; 1.3MB)
DJUSD Integrated Waste Management Policy (pdf; 59kb)
DJUSD Wellness policy, updated 11-21-13 (.pdf; 20kb)

Davis Farmers Market Alliance
Learn about our parent nonprofit organization here:

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