Director of Agriculture
Garett is a farmer and soil scientist who believes healing the planet is in parallel with healing the human spirit. He spent five formative years practicing biodynamic agriculture at Apricot Lane Farms (see: “The Biggest Little Farm” documentary) before leaving to pursue his M.S. in Soils & Biogeochemistry from the University of California-Davis. He co-founded Soil Life Services, which supports producers in monitoring and evaluating the impacts of agricultural management on soil carbon and other metrics of soil health. He was also the Board Treasurer for the Josephine Porter Institute (2019-22). Since 2021, he has served as the Director of Agriculture at Troon Vineyard, Oregon’s only Biodynamic and Regenerative Organic Certified farm.