Board of Directors


Maryann Gibbons
A Kingston resident, mother and licensed social worker working full time, but schemes and dreams of plants all day long. Maryann is delighted to taken the lead to bring the market to the community. Also as owner of plantsandponytails  she charged with a mission to get everyday people excited about indoor plants. Maryann features locally sourced succulents, handmade pottery and utilizes thrifted planters and creative vessels to make plants irresistible. 

 Elise Freda
(Vice President) 
Landscape Designer for Barcello and Kane. She is a Kingston resident who also runs Crooked Barn Flower Farm with her husband, Dave. She is very excited to be a part of the "Slow Flower Movement" which supports our local economy, sustainable farming practices and a fresh alternative to European imports. You can see the barn on Main Street coming to life right now!

 Tricia Arieta
A Michigan native and now Kingston resident. She is on a mission to encourage people to be the best version of themselves through holistic self care. As we grow our finances we are confident she can assist us with her expertise. Follow her @wellnesswithintricia on facebook.

 Lauren Ide
Not sure when this women sleeps (or any of this crew), but she is a mother, physical therapist, bee and chicken keeper, and dedicated to hitting all the details to make KFM a lasting success.

 Janina Busch-Amrhein
A mother, farmer, and our social media master. Her commitment to supporting local farms and making fresh local food available to people of all backgrounds is unmatchable.

 Meg Bean
Longtime Kingston resident who can knit a masterpiece during all KFM planning meetings. She is an artist and creative with some really great ideas that will truly make KFM adhere to the mission of making the market "a vibrant gathering place." 

 Lindsay Hurley
Director of Marketing at Kingston Collection. She has been our cheerleader from the start and is real team player, acting as the representative of the mall. She is down for any task that will make this market flourish.

Liza Marshall
A devoted mother and lawyer who is committed to a positive Kingston that values local business and most importantly fresh food. She is efficient and has a strong attention to detail.