Our Team

City Farm SLO is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization tasked with maintaining the Calle Joaquin Agricultural Reserve, educating and engaging the community in sustainable farming practices. Meet the dedicated people that make City Farm SLO an integral part of our local food system.

board members

STEVEN MARX

PRESIDENT

Ty Griffin

TREASURER

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KAYLA RUTLAND

VICE PRESIDENT

linda halisky

SECRETARY

Gina Ruedebusch

MEMBER

STAFF

ALEJANDRA MAHONEY

YOUTH EMPOWERMENT PROGRAM DIRECTOR

BRANDON HURD

FARM HAND

SHANE LOVELL

FARM MANAGER

DANIELLE RAISS

WEB ADMIN

Meet the tenant farmers that form the collective of small, independent organic farmers on City Farm SLO’s 19-acre parcel.

Red Barn Farms

Owner Javier Magana has grown a wide variety of produce at City Farm since 2015. His regular customers include Novo Restaurant, SLO Veg, SLO and AG Farmers markets, and San Luis Coastal Unified School District Food Service.

Javier Magana

fox and rye farm

Katie Ikard has run an urban farm in Portland for the last three years. She is practicing no-till, carbon-farming methods on her two-acre leased parcel at City Farm SLO.

Katie Ikard

@foxandryefarm

mariposa education

Shea St John and family have introduced a Waldorf inspired Outdoor Education program starting August 2020. Learn more at https://mariposacentralcoast.org/

Shea St John

blosser urban garden

Subtenant Blosser Urban Garden (blosserurbangarden.com) is a small-scale certified organic farm in Santa Maria operating since 1996, with a CSA of over 250 members and a farmstand on Blosser Road. It’s owned and operated by Jerry and Alejandra Mahoney. Jerry worked for eleven years as the Cal Poly organic farm manager, teaching future farmers the importance of sustainable organic farming practices. 

Jerry Mahoney

blosserurbanharden.com

Francisco martinon

Francisco and his family have just planted a variety of crops which they supply to SLO Veg and other local outlets.

Francisco Martinon

contact info coming soon!

Our Global family farm

Teresa "Tree" Lees promotes global unity and permaculture through regenerative agriculture techniques. Learn more @

https://www.ourglobalfamilyfarm.com/

Tree Lees

TENANT FARMERS

 
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(805) 769-8344

PO Box 3736

San Luis Obispo, CA 93403

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