Cathy Tipper

Cathy Tipper

Cathy Tipper was instrumental in founding the Beginner Farmer Training Program in 2009, and has worked on the program continuously since its inception. The program has graduated nearly 400 trainees to date, the majority of whom are now commercially farming. Cathy has...
Lisa Garfield

Lisa Garfield

Lisa Garfield has a dozen years of farming experience, primarily as the owner/operator of Calliope Farm, a diversified vegetable farm on the Delmarva Peninsula of MD. In 2014, after hosting several university research projects on her farm, participating in a...
Gabi Salazar

Gabi Salazar

Gabi grew up in DC, spending weekends in West Virginia helping with her family’s beef cattle herd. She currently works part-time at Clagett Farm in Upper Marlboro, MD, and volunteers with CKC Urban Farm in Silver Spring, MD to grow their intern education program....
Laurie Savage

Laurie Savage

Laurie Savage grew up on a dairy farm in Frederick County, where she served in such roles as Maryland Dairy Princess and Maryland Jersey Queen. As a “reverse transplant,” she married Kevin, a dairy farmer, and moved to Montgomery County, where her family...
Deb Dramby

Deb Dramby

Deb Dramby joined our team in 2019, after seven years at Willowsford Farm, in Loudoun County, Virginia. At Willowsford, she built and co-managed a bustling Farm Stand, pick-your-own garden, 200+ member CSA, and helped launch several farming enterprises including...
Amy Mullan

Amy Mullan

Amy grew up on her family’s nursery in Baltimore County. This experience solidified her love of horticulture and exposed her to roles such as Nursery and Farm Manager. Amy has a B.A. in Public Health and Policy Studies from Elon University. After working for...
Samaria King

Samaria King

Samaria King is a farmer and herbalist who is passionate about growing food and connecting communities to accessible plant medicine and community centered care. She has worked in the field of urban agriculture since 2014 helping to bring healthier food options to...
Joanna Winkler

Joanna Winkler

Joanna began farming in 2004 in Boston, MA.Throughout her farming career, she’s worked on farms ranging from .25 – 100 acres in both urban and rural settings. She worked in food systems non-profits such as The Food Project and the Baltimore Food Policy...
Grace Leatherman

Grace Leatherman

Growing up in Butler, Maryland, Grace Leatherman raised sheep and was immersed in 4-H. After studying history and horticulture in college, she pursued her master’s in history, going on to become a history teacher. Grace later became the Maryland History Day Outreach...

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