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About Us - Meet the Farmer D Team

Farmer D, Chief Farming Officer

Daron Joffe is not what most people envision when they think of farmers. Joffe is a 30-something eco-entrepreneur who lives to make a difference in the world by utilizing biodynamic methodologies in his farming practices. The South African native has an impressive production history and is a maverick within the organic farming movement. Known as “Farmer D”, Joffe was the founding farmer at Serenbe Farms in Palmetto Georgia, where he created a 25-acre bio-dynamic farm that continues to supply the community with fresh produce.

Farmer D has been covered in publications such as: Atlanta Business Chronicle, Atlanta Journal and Constitution, LA Times, NY Times, Southern Living, as well as featured on The Weather Channel, CNN, and TEDx.

Stanley Joffe, Chief Everything Officer

Entrepreneur and wood worker extraordinaire! Stanley brings over 30 years of business management experience to Farmer D Organics. Stanley has a degree in structural engineering from University of Witwatersand in Johannesburg, South Africa. If you're looking for specialty designed garden planters or farmstead furniture, he's your guy!

Joshua Tabor, Horticulturist and Retail Store Manager

Joshua Tabor is a reintroduced native, his family's farm house located just outside Atlanta's city limits. He has 10 years of professional horticulture experience in the Atlanta area. His background includes nursery production, design, installation, personal gardening, and even indoor hydroponics. Joshua is a member of the American Herbalist Guild and has a specific passion for herbs, in the garden, in food or in a cup of tea. When he is not at Farmer D Garden Center, he can be found working in his garden, painting, or in school for holistic health.

Katie Pigott, Landscape Designer and Community Agriculture Consultant

Katie's extensive work in community supported agriculture inspired a passion for providing people with healthy food while connecting them to their surroundings. She currently works with a range of clients to incorporate farming and gardening opportunities into their projects, including master planned communities, repurposed landscapes, historic properties, hospitals and backyards. She holds a Master of Landscape Architecture degree from the University of Georgia. Her research and design experience includes residential design, therapeutic garden design, playscape design, and cultural landscape management. Katie is passionate about creating beautifully functional landscapes that are restorative for both people and the environment.

Sumayya Allen, Community Agriculture Programming and Design Specialist

Sumayya Allen is a certified permaculture designer, urban agriculturalist and educator who is passionate about her work in designing, implementing and supporting regenerative agro-ecosystems. As a permaculture designer, Sumayya has experience applying ecological principles in the conscious design of diverse, resilient, productive and beautiful landscapes on various scales. Her commitment to growing healthy soil, food and community continues to benefit the Atlanta community through her work in urban agriculture with various non-profit and for-profit organizations. Sumayya studied ecology at Emory University where she holds a B.S. in Environmental Science, and is completing an M.S. in Agroecology from the University of Florida.

Alexander Wilkinson, Garden Center Product Specialist

Alexander’s farming story started as a kid in his great-grandfather’s vegetable gardens and greenhouse. Since then, he’s acquired years of garden installation and maintenance experience - specifically in Costa Rica. As our product specialist, Alexander can help you find anything and everything you need at the Farmer D Organics Garden Center to get your garden growing this season. He has a special interest in perennials and fruit trees, so be sure to pick his brain about best perennial and vegetable combination for your gardening and farming spaces!

Addison Hosley, Assistant Backyard Cultivator Specialist

Br. Addison Hosley received a certificate in permaculture design at the Koinonia community in 2010 and is a vowed member of the Order of St. Anthony the Great, a contemplative-based order in Atlanta. He is also a registered yoga instructor with the Yoga Alliance. With an honors degree from Kennesaw State University (B.S. in Anthropology and a minor in religious studies), Addison specializes in composting, garden theory, and garden design. He also just enjoys getting his hands in the dirt and bringing growing spaces to life!

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