Owl's Nest farm is 100% woman-owned!
Liz has worked on diversified vegetable farms since 2009, including several small farms in the DC metro region. As the owner/operator of Owl's Nest Farm, she loves working hard, growing healthy food and building strong relationships. She is really into kale.
She was recently included in this Washington Post story about the growing movement of young farmers in the U.S.
Owl's Nest Farm started in 2016. When Liz's former CSA farmer, Kristin from Radix Farm, decided to sell her farm operation, Liz jumped at the chance to take over caring for the land and growing good food for great people in DC.
Check out this video by our friends at Fair Farms about Owl's Nest.
Foster studied environmental science with a concentration in agriculture at the University of Maryland College Park where he was a founding member of the UMD Rooftop Community Garden. He has worked as a lead mentor for the Ag Discovery, a college course for high school students interested in careers in agriculture and has participated in a variety of urban farming and food justice initiatives including the Neighborhood Farm Initiative, the Maryland Food Cooperative, and the DC Master Gardener Program.
Foster has worked as the production manager at Nature by Design, a native plant nursery in Alexandria,VA since 2013, and is excited to be joining Owl's Nest Farm for the 2017 season.
Foster's enduring favorite vegetable is the eggplant, with its stunning variations in size, flavor, shape, and color.
P.S. Shout out to Genevieve and Spencer who helped found Owl's Nest Farm and have since moved on to new projects.
Banner photo credit: Itzel-Marine Gourmelon