Organic Farm

Meet Our Staff

Melissa

Melissa: Farm Manager

Melissa has been the farm manager since 2004. Her favorite winter chore is coaxing the sheep to eat out of her hand. She is currently studying Wild Women Archetypes and Oxen Training. The crop she's looking forward most to growing in the 2014 season is salad greens because she loves the beauty and diversity of all the different varieties!

Sophie

Sophie: Farm Assistant Manager

Sophie has been working on the farm since she started in the PSA program in Spring 2012. Her favorite winter chore is pruning the orchard while drinking mate and listening to This American Life or Radiolab. She is currently studying Animal Wrangling and Charms. The crops she's most looking forward to growing in the 2014 season are anything spicy or juicy, like cayenne peppers and tomatoes!

Johanna

Johanna: Farm Caretaker

Johanna joined the farm in December, 2013 as the caretaker. Her favorite winter chore has been getting to know the individual personalities of the sheep! She is currently studying Woodworking, Metalworking, Tractoring and Chainsawing! The crops she's most looking forward to this year are okra and lambs!

Rachel

Rachel: Farm Administrative Assistant and Art Director

Rachel has been on the farm since she started in the PSA program in Spring, 2012. Her favorite farm chore is editing spreadsheets. She is currently studying Agricultural Entomology, Scientific Writing and Spanish. The crop she's most excited about growing this season is tulips, because she loves making deliveries to happy people on campus!

Ben

Ben: Lead Farm Aid

Ben has been with the farm since Spring 2013. His favorite winter chore is hanging out in the heated greenhouse. He is currently studying Woodworking. The crop he's most looking forward to growing this year is lamb.

Evan

Evan: Lead Farm Aid

Evan joined the farm in the PSA program in 2012. His favorite winter chore is pruning in the orchard. He is currently studying Business Planning. The crops he's most looking forward to growing are blueberries.

Sean

Sean: Farm Aid

Sean has been working at The Organic Farm since Fall 2013. His favorite winter chore is pruning in the orchard. He is currently studying Salmon Habitat Restoration, and the crop he's most looking forward to growing is corn.

Butch

Butch: Farm Pest Management Solutions

Butch has been with the farm since 2011. His favorite winter chore is sitting on laps getting belly rubs. He is currently studying Will Power in the Face of Chickens. The crop he's most looking forward to growing this season is mice.