Larry Tse

Now in his eighth season of farming, Larry runs Dig Acres–a mixed vegetable operation and incubator program in the Black Dirt Region of the Hudson Valley that supplies the Dig restaurant group. He is on the organizing committee of the Hudson Valley chapter of Young Farmers. Prior to farming, Larry was a produce buyer for […]

Melony Edwards

Melony Edwards is a first-generation farmer whose ancestors traveled north after emancipation in the journey known as the Great Migration, for a better life away from the fields of sorrow that they had grown to know. After completing degrees in culinary arts and hospitality, and working in all facets of food service, Edwards began wondering,“Where […]

Sedrick Rowe

Sedrick Kent Rowe Jr. is an organic peanut farmer from Albany, GA. He attended Fort Valley State University on a full football scholarship and received a Bachelor in Plant Science with a concentration inHorticulture. After college he worked for a nonprofit organization called South West Georgia Projects under Mrs. Shirley Sherrod. While employed for two […]

Roberto Meza

While a grad student at MIT in the Art, Culture, and Technology program, Roberto was inspired by student projects addressing food production in urban landscapes. His career quickly transitioned from the arts to agriculture with a focus on food access. After a hiatus working on farms and observing problems in our food systems, Roberto moved […]

Kellee Matsushita

Kellee is a farmer and educator at the Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems, at UC Santa Cruz, and focuses on seed sovereignty as a platform for building community health and determination. Kellee is a fourth generation queer japanese-chinese american, born and raised in Los Angeles, and came to farming as the intersection of […]

Jason Grimm

Jason owns and operates Grimm Family Farm near Williamsburg, IA. Jason raises dry beans, pastured poultry and produce for restaurants, grocers, institutions and direct markets throughout Iowa. Jason and his wife Hannah and their two boys Emmet and Elliot live in Williamsburg.   In addition to farming Jason works full time as the Deputy Director […]