Daron "farmer D" Joffe
A nationally recognized biodynamic farmer, designer, speaker, educator and entrepreneur, Daron is the author of the acclaimed book "Citizen Farmers: The Biodynamic Way to Grow Healthy Food, Build Thriving Communities and Give Back to the Earth". He is the founder of Farmer D Consulting and has spent the past 20 years designing and building community farms and gardens all over the country.
Daron “Farmer D” Joffe has worked on a wide range of public and private farm development projects ranging from residential “agrihood” communities like Serenbe and Rancho Mission Viejo to non-profit projects such as Coastal Roots Farm.
Farmer D purchased a 173 acre farm in southwest Wisconsin in 1997 with his farming partner James. Together they grew 7 acres of biodynamic vegetables, 10 acres of hayfields, 50 acres of pasture, raised dairy cows, goats, chickens and supplied a 80 family CSA, farmers markets and sold to restaurants in Madison, Chicago and Minneapolis.
Farmer D and his father Stanley converted their family car wash in Atlanta into the flagship Farmer D Organics Garden Center in 2008. For ten years it provided Atlantans with organic gardening supplies and helped build thousands of gardens at homes, schools, restaurants, hospitals, etc. It was sold in August 2018 and is now operated as Tradition Garden and Market.
Farmer D writes his first book, Citizen Farmers - The Biodynamic Way to Grow Healthy Food, Build Thriving Communities and Give Back to the Earth, and wins the 2014 International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) Food Matters Award.
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