Area of Expertise:
tractor, carpentry, welding, farm management
Daniel was born in Portland, Oregon and has also lived outside of Seattle, but has spent most of his life in the Lansing area. After graduating from Okemos High School, he was undecided in his future career path. He spent the next few years between community college, welding, work, and farming through the World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms in Australia.
In 2016, Daniel participated in the Organic Farmer Training Program. He returned in 2017 as a staff member on the SOF team. Daniel keeps busy driving a lot of tractor, leading the farm crew in daily tasks, repairing farm infrastructure, and managing production of specialty crops like mushrooms, strawberries and ginger.