Aubrey Alvarez is co-founder and Executive Director of Eat Greater Des Moines, a nonprofit organization based in Des Moines. Launching in 2013, Eat Greater Des Moines unites the community in providing quality food access for all by facilitating and building connections to strengthen the area’s food system. Empowering community partners to connect, support one another, and move ideas into action has been a natural fit. With an inclination towards action and willingness to “try it out”, Eat Greater Des Moines has quickly been recognized as a leader in food system development.
Aubrey is a graduate of the University of Northern Iowa (bachelor of arts in health promotion) and Drake University (masters in public administration).