Kim Richmond, President

I have been part of the market since its beginning, as a volunteer, board member and former farm vendor. I lived in Des Moines for more than 20 years and I am still amazed how much the community collectively does with our limited resources.

For me, the market is the intersection of farm and community, both near and dear to my heart.

When not volunteering my time for the market, I am a full-time financial services professional in Seattle.


Travis De Nevers, Vice President

For the past decade, I’ve build my skills around human relationships and  organizational growth.  I love diving into a problem and finding solutions.   I’ve been an HR Generalist, HR Manager, HR Director, and now consult for various organizations who are looking to improve their employee experience.

I help things grow.  If there is a desire to grow the market, I can help. I’m also excited to bring some awareness of the market and it fantastic vendors. We have a beautiful location, wonderful vendors, amazing produce and need to share it with the world.

I'm most excited for market event days and the sense of community they create.

Kathy Russell, Treasurer

As treasurer of the board, I keep all the financial and legal portions of the market straight and in order. 

I have been a long time volunteer and board member so I've been a part of many of the ebbs and flows that the market has gone through and I am always looking forward to the upcoming season to see what it will bring.

When not volunteering for the market, I am a business owner of an CPA firm.



Bev Mahoney

Kris Van Gasken


Meiling Sproger