Kendra coordinates the Visit Iowa Farms program and is part of the Small Farms Team. She provides technical assistance to agritourism destination owners and small farmers. She serves as the executive secretary for the Iowa Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association, providing information and resources from Iowa State University to their members and coordinating their annual conference. She grew up on a grain farm in southern Iowa which stemmed her love for agriculture. She received her BS in Agricultural Studies from Iowa State University.