January 2010 ERFarmers
Our January Program Has a great crew. They are very mixed in ages and experience. I Am very excited. I will Join the ERFarm in February and will be there for my 61ST birthday on Feb. 12Th. We are looking forward to preparing for the February folks Kevin, Natasha, Siri & Me, Maji
Rosie Age:66 Venice, Florida Co Founder, Co-Owner, Co-Operator
English (fluent), Spanish (intermediate/conversational
EXPERIENCE: Micro-Biologist Hospital Laboratory over 20 years of experience. 5 Years operating earth rose farm from January through April knowing all operations of the farm. She is the heart & Soul of our farm, a good organizer and has lots of knowledge or organic self sustained living
Gretchyn Nothhouse & Octavius Cresswell AGE: 25 and 32 Savannah , MO11/15- Feb ?LANGUAGES SPOKEN (include competency level):English and Broken Spanish
EDUCATION: Gretchyn: High school Diploma 2years at northwest Missouri state university (theatre and Spanish) At home: ceramics, yoga, painting, reiki, chakra healing, fire spinning, gardening, herbs, raw food
Octavius: Highschool Diploma, community college, At home: ceramics, glassblowing, fire spinning, gardening
EXPERIENCE: Gretchyn: 4 years as volunteer girl scout camp counselor1999-2003 Albany , MO Camp woodland. We both spent the past 6 months at tree of life gardens in southern Wisconsin . We can grow micro greens and mushrooms. Milk animals, weed, plant, harvest, and hoe! And much more
Benjamin Richmond AGE: 18 Brunswick , ME 1/1-1/23
High School Diploma, Lincoln Sudbury Regional High School , Sudbury MA
EXPERIENCE: Field Organizer, On 1Campaign/Protect Maine Equality, Brunswick , ME
Backpacking Counselor, Camp Billings , Fairlee , VT
Caroline Burke AGE: 18 Cambridge , MA 1/1-1/23
LANGUAGES SPOKEN :English (fluent), Spanish (intermediate/conversational)
EXPERIENCE: Environmental Club (2007-2009) building and sustaining a greenhouse, cleaning up local beaches and parks
Camp Billings, counselor (2007-2009) working as sailing counselor, maintaining boats and docks, taking campers on backpacking trips in Vermont, maintaining camp grounds (includes yard work, physical labor, painting, minor construction)
Class President (2005-2009) charged with planning, organizing, and executing class events; much individual responsibility. Also have experience backpacking/living outdoors!
Chelsea Rueve AGE: 26 Sebastopol , CA 1/1- ?
I received my Associate in Art Degree in general education at the Santa Rosa Junior College . I was very passionate about biology, botany and ecology and have seriously considered them as majors and continuing on to university. As of right now, I feel the best education for me would be gained by traveling to another country.
EXPERIENCE: Free Flying Sanctuary Project: July 2006-January 2008. I prepared fresh vegetables and nuts for 35 parrots. In addition, I cleaned their cages, helped with medical treatments and gave them much love and attention.
I have experience with children (ages 9 months to 7 years old). I have been a baby-sitter off and on since I was 12. I have done a lot of gardening on my parent's acre in the country. I have experience dog-sitting/house-sitting, which included medicating pets.
Ryan Canepa AGE: 20 Mill Valley, California January 24-: Early March
English, Spanish (Able to Speak read and write but with a limited vocabulary)
EDUCATION (list degrees and current or past programs of study including at home or online studies):
High School Diploma from Tamalpais High School in Mill Valley , Ca
Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Business from California Polytechnic University at San Luis Obispo (To be completed fall of 2009
EXPERIENCE: Cal Poly Organic Farm- March 2009-Present. Student Enterprise Project, I helped in the operation of the farm including seed germination, transplanting, cultivation, field preparation, harvest and retail sales