Daron ‘Farmer D’ Joffe
Gan Chaim | farmerd.com
Daron ‘Farmer D’ Joffe is the founder of Farmer D Organics and Farmer D Consulting, which designs and builds biodynamic farms and gardens across the country. The Farmer D Organics line of gardening and lifestyle products are sold in retail and online stores such as Williams Sonoma, Farmerd.com and at Farmer D Organics flagship retail store in Atlanta.
He is the author of Citizen Farmers: The Biodynamic Way to Grow Healthy Food, Build Thriving Communities, and Give Back to the Earth.
Farmer D is the Director of Agricultural Innovation and Development for the Leichtag Foundation in Encinitas, California, where he lives with his wife and two children.
Gan Chaim provides innovative programming for Jewish Community Centers, camps and schools through the creation of hands-on therapeutic gardening experiences. Through its projects, Gan Chaim endeavors to ensure enjoyable, empowering and educational Jewish experiences for children, seniors, and individuals with special needs in the Jewish communities of Greater Atlanta and Athens, Georgia, while simultaneously promoting environmental awareness and responsible stewardship. Participants plant crops in the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta’s garden and visit a working farm. Gan Chaim aims to set a precedent for social action and improve both rural and urban lifestyles through outdoor learning experiences and access to locally grown organic foods.