Joseph developed a passion for farming in his teenage years. He went on to study Environmental Microbiology and Geology and soon after graduation began pursuing a career cultivating local produce in the Bay area. It was persistence through farmings numerous challenges and enthusiasm for working closely with nature that ultimately landed Joseph in a career in farming.


Kristin blames her local food obsession on her parents who were both raised near farms in small towns in Indiana. Dissatisfied with the accessibly to fresh and local produce in the Tampa area, she joined Joseph to create high quality vegetables, grown for herself and the community but sought after by food connoisseurs. Some might call that a local ingredient-snob, but Kristin thinks that everyone should eat delicious things, so it’s really more of an egalitarian snobbery.