Midori Farm Staff
Marko Colby, Co-owner/ Farm Manager
Marko loves vegetables. He has been growing professionally for almost half his life and is still feels he is learning the art and science of farming. After training at several farms and starting a fermented food business in 2005, he met Hanako and they started Midori Farm in 2008. His favorite farm task is growing cover crops and turning them in to feed the soil.
Hanako Myers, Co-owner / Greenhouse Manager/ Office Manager and more.
Hanako discovered her love of gardening as a child and found her way to farming as a livelihood a few years into living in the Pacific Northwest. After spending years filling as many roles on the farm as possible she has settled happily into the task of managing and care-taking the farm's plant nursery and propagation operations. She also takes care of the farm animals, manages office operations and organizes a long list of behind-the-scenes details, most of them invisible but imperative. Her favorite part of her job are early morning and evening walks through the propagation houses planning for the day and week ahead.
Peter Tenekight, Field Operations Manager
Peter is the brains behind most things production related at Midori Farm. Quiet and unassuming, his mind is constantly churning out ideas to keep the farm lean, scrappy and abundant. When he is not at the farm he is building cool things and searching for powder.
Laura Street, Farmers Market Manager, Production Crew
Laura lends her straight ahead can do attitude to all parts of the Midori team. She is currently the weekly farmers market manager, works in the propagation house in the aping, the kraut processing kitchen in the winter and the vegetable production team in the summer and fall.
Kevin Rohr, Vegetable Production Team Lead
Kevin knows and loves vegetables. After a long career as a chef, he has "retired" to the Olympic Peninsula and Midori Farm. Always willing to do what ever needs doing, he keeps the vegetable train rolling.
Josh Uchitelle, Midori Farm Ferments Kitchen Manager
Josh joined the Midori Farm Ferments team a couple of years ago after a previous career a fine dining professional and has taken the consistency and quality of our fermented vegetables to the next level. When he is not shredding veggies he is spending time with family or working one of his many other food industry jobs.