Meet the Founders

Joe Aakre, Togetherfarm Cofounder

Joe Aakre, Togetherfarm Cofounder

Doug Holcomb, Togetherfarm Cofounder

Doug Holcomb, Togetherfarm Cofounder

Matt Stormont, Togetherfarm Cofounder

Matt Stormont, Togetherfarm Cofounder

As an avid gardener and blogger, Joe loves trying out new things in the backyard, including cultivating heirloom tomatoes and growing several varieties of hops.

Joe believes with just a minimal amount of encouragement, seeds, dirt and water, anyone can raise fresh quality home produce to supplement their weekly groceries.

With over 18 years of experience in software sales, project management, product management and marketing, Joseph brings a unique skill set and perspective to improving quality in manufacturing and production.

Joseph received his undergraduate degree from California State University, Sacramento and his M.B.A. from Concordia University, Portland, Oregon.

Having gardened in various contexts for more than 20 years, Doug brings a valuable set of skills in making things grow. His most recent garden experiment is a transformation of his front yard into 5 raised beds that supply fresh produce 6-9 months out of the year.

Previous experience includes management, situational analysis, human resources, efficiency expert – diagnose inefficiencies and create systems to ensure greater efficiency and better quality. In addition, Doug has served on various local non-profit and community organizations as a Board Member and actively contributes to making his neighborhood a better place to live.

Douglas received his undergraduate degree from Multnomah University, Portland and his M.B.A. from Concordia University, Portland, Oregon.

Certified urban farmer.
Experienced financial manager and project manager for projects totaling over $85 million.

Bringing over 15 years of creative and innovation experience in design, strategic planning, and multi-dimensional thinking, Matt is a proponent for innovation.

Matt enjoys questioning the status quo, learning new things everyday, and urban gardening.  He has advanced training in urban farming, plant propagation, and organic crop production.  Matt loves exploring and testing gardening techniques on his small farm.

Previous experience includes architectural design, project management, community organization, financial analysis, and organizational development.

Matt received his undergraduate degree in Architecture from the University of Oregon and his M.B.A. from Concordia University, in Portland, Oregon.

Watch our Togetherfarm Blocks Kickstarter Video

With your help, we funded our Kickstarter Campaign successfully in September 2013. Currently, you can preorder your Togetherfarm Blocks at Amazon.com.

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