Solano Local Food System Alliance

The Solano Local Food System Alliance includes a wide variety of stakeholders committed to fulfilling the mission of creating an environmentally sustainable, economically viable, socially just and equitable local food system in Solano County.

Solano Local Food System Alliance during its first meeting


The Alliance began as an advisory board to assist Sustainable Solano with its USDA Local Food Promotion Program project.

The Alliance strives to represent all components of the local food system.

For information about becoming involved, please contact


Solano Local Food System Alliance Members

Robert Burris, President and CEO, Solano Economic Development Corp.

Robin Cox, Senior Health Services Manager, Solano Public Health

Gail Feenstra, Director SAREP, UC ANR

Amy Hartman, Solano County Regional Representative, Greenbelt Alliance

Sarah Hawkins, Solano County Farmbudsman

John Healy, Vallejo Nutritional Services Manager, Kaiser Permanente

Mike Ioakimedes, Executive Director and CEO, Solano County Fairgrounds

Kristin Kiesel, Assistant Professor of Teaching Agricultural and Resource Economics, Agricultural & Resource Economics Dept., UC Davis

Timothy Kim, CEO and founder, Pharm Fresh

Ed King, Agricultural Commissioner, Solano County

Maggie Kolk, Board of Directors, Sustainable Solano

Ben & Denise Lyons, Farmers, Lockewood Acres

Jahniah McGill, Environmental Health Supervisor, Solano County

Lisa Murray, Marketing, Pleasants Valley Agriculture Association

Wendy Rash,  District Conservationist for the Vacaville Service Center, USDA-NRCS

Paula Schnese, Board President, Cultivate Community Food Co-Op



Solano Local Food System Alliance work is made possible by a grant from Solano County Public Health in partnership with the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation.