Mission

To build a free, healthy, and abundant society for generations to come.

VISION

Food forests growing in every community and in every yard around the world.

Growing Freedom.

our TEAM

Our team is proud to work for a company that aims to make the world a better place. Hover over each team member’s picture to learn about their reasons for joining Food Forest Abundance!

Jim Gale
Jim Gale

Jim Gale

Chief Storyteller

"I have 4 daughters and I will do everything in my growing power to ensure that they live FREE"

Jim Gale

Chief Storyteller

Andrea Gale
Andrea Gale

Andrea Gale

Controller

"I am so excited to be part of Food Forest Abundance, I believe our future generations will benefit greatly from the work we are doing!"

Andrea Gale

Head of Accounting and HR

Jonathan Appel

Head of Business Development

"Getting to be a vital component of the organization that will lead this world into the most green and abundant future possible, there is no higher calling."

Jonathan Appel

Head of Operations

Dr. Ian Scott DC
Dr. Ian Scott DC

Dr. Ian Scott DC

Head of Design & Installation

"I joined Food forest Abundance to motivate and inspire people to grow organic food at home in a sustainable way. The time is now for taking responsibility for our sovereignty and our health. Food is medicine!"

Dr. Ian Scott DC

Executive Vice President

Gozde Appel

Head of Marketing and Communications

"I have been trying to find a purpose my whole life, and helping people become self-sufficient is definitely it. Food forests everywhere!"

Gozde Appel

Marketing Content Manager

Matthew Britt
Matthew Britt

Matthew Britt

Head of Sales and Strategic Partnerships

"I want to be a part of something much bigger than myself, to make an impact on the lives of others and help create a better tomorrow for everyone."

Matthew Britt

Director of Strategic Partnerships

Lindsay Lockwood
Lindsay Lockwood

Lindsay Lockwood

Director of Media

"I want to be part of the positive movement towards a better tomorrow for myself and future generations, and I think that food forests can be a huge part of that."

Lindsay Lockwood

Director of Media

Brandon Moncrief

Director of Design Support

"I want to be part of the positive movement towards a better tomorrow for myself and future generations, and I think that food forests can be a huge part of that."

Jonathan Appel

Director of Business Development

Brian Winkelman
Brian Winkelman

Brian Winkelman

Director of Cooperative Operations

"I am here to help make a change in the health of America, while also helping to save money and shift mindsets to cleaner food sources.  In doing so, I hope to build stronger, more robust communities by getting back to the basics through smart design and planning."

Brian Winkelman

CO-OP Support Specialist

Cody Smith

Cody Smith

Director of Sales Strategy & Operations

"Why I support Food Forests Everywhere = Freedom is because I am living a life where my actions support abundance not scarcity, joy not fear and above all love not hate."

Gabe Englebert

CO-OP Support Specialist

Rob Bencze

Director of Sales Training and Systems

"I believe the greatest gifts in life, come from nature. Food Forest Abundance will show us all how to harness and appreciate these gifts. I am honored to be a part of this mission, and to leave a better world for the next generation."

Rob Bencze

Sales Support Manager

Kevin Feinstein

Kevin Feinstein

Kevin Feinstein

Director of Installation

"I have devoted the last 20 years of my life to growing food and supporting freedom because the only future we have is one of abundance and deliciousness."

Kevin Feinstein

Director of Design and Install Support

Michael Hoffman
Michael Hoffman

Michael Hoffman

Director of Self Reliant Living

"I want my children to grow up in a world where all can THRIVE, living freely in harmony with nature as stewards, and I believe that self-reliance is the road that leads to that future. It is my honor to help pave that road."

Michael Hoffman

Director of Community Development

Allan Campbell

Director of Education

"I decided to start aligning my life to my real mission, which was to do work regenerating Mother Earth and empower others to do the same, and Food Forest Abundance was the manifestation of my intentions and prayers."

Allan Campbell

Director of Education

Brandon DaPrato

CO-OP Support Specialist

Chelsea Boissonneault
Chelsea Boissonneault

Chelsea Boissonneault

Planetary Midwife

"I support Food Forest everywhere is because I know this is the answer to personal sovereignty and true health."

Chelsea Boissonneault

Marketing Content Manager

Austin Conner

EST Installation Manager

"I work with Food Forest Abundance to help co create the new Earth full of love and abundance."

Austin Conner

CO-OP Training Specialist

Kara Greenwood
Kara Greenwood

Kara Greenwood

Accountant

"I feel so lucky to be a part of a team that is focused on positive change."

Kara Greenwood

Accountant

Lana Medina
Lana Medina

Lana Medina

PST Installation Manager

"The world has slowed, so we can rediscover ourselves."

"Being a team member with FFA has allowed me to slow down and re-discover my love for Nature, Plants, Food and FREEDOM! It has been a pleasure to be part of Food Forest Abundance since April of 2021 and I can’t wait to see all the life’s we GET to change!"

Lana Medina

Install Coordinator

Simge Guner

Social Media Manager

"Adding value to our world is vital for me and I believe we can approach this with Food Forest Abundance."

Crystal Heier

Design Team Manager

Irmak Karakoc

Irmak Karakoc

Content Creator

"A better world is my biggest dream. For me, working for Food Forest Abundance means that it’s a beautiful way to make that dream come true."

Lindsay Brandon

Design Team Manager

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