Michael is a farmer, presenter, inventor, and consultant who lives to help farmers apply business principles and best practices to farming and agriculture. He has managed a large certified organic farm for over a decade, is a frequent presenter at farm and agricultural conferences, and consults with farmers around the country. Currently he is helping small farms become sustainable and effective businesses, researching four season farming and season extension, and developing tools for small farms. Over the years he has collaborated with many farmers in the sustainable farming movement. He has served on several congress members' agricultural committees. Born and raised in NY State, Michael currently resides in Germantown, OH working on farm start-ups. He and his wife Savannah have a young daughter, Charlotte.