MEET YOUR FARMER

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MATTHEW ROMANS

Farm Manager

Matthew has been working on small to mid scale farms since 2011. After studying at MSU within the Organic Farmer Training Program he's had experience starting a farm (and ending it!) and has worked as Giving Tree Farm's manager since 2018. Since then he's been working to cultivate Giving Tree as a resilient farm that supports CBI's rehabilitative programming. He lives with his family live in Bath MI.

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LUKE COLE

Assistant Farm Manager

Luke is the Assistant Farm Manager and a pillar of stoic wisdom. He finished his Permaculture Design Certification in 2014 and has been farming organically since 2015. He is passionate about using conscious design practices and perennial food crops to create spaces with long term sustainability and yield.

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AMANDA IGL

Marketing Coordinator

Amanda has grown up on a large family owned farm and is excited to learn all about the benefits of small, sustainable, organic farming. She is the Market Coordinator for Giving Tree Farm and spends her days making sure that our plants are available for those who want 'em!

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QUINN SHEPPARD

Farm Staff

Quinn has been studying agriculture and working on small organic farms since 2019. Wherever he goes, he develops a strong sentiment with his environment. He seeks to reintegrate himself with natural spaces and hopes to always be learning how ecosystems and communities heal one another. If you see him on the farm (or elsewhere), know that he is happy to make your acquaintance.

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CLIENT-EMPLOYEES

Farm Staff

Our client-employees are a part of everything that we do at Giving Tree Farm by working in ways that fit within their vocational training programs. They are the reason we're here! Wondering where they all are? ...Privacy policies strictly limits photography of client-employees.