Staff

Staff Members
Janet Gamble (Turtle Creek Gardens Manager)

Janet Gamble is co-owner of Turtle Creek Gardens with Greg and Linda Wolf.  As a farmer and educator, Janet comes to TCG with more than 30 years' experience in organic and biodynamic agriculture.  Over the last 15 years, she developed and led a nationally recognized farmer training program, and she continues to provide learning and mentoring to farm interns each year.

Janet is on the board of directors for The National Biodynamic Farming and Gardening Association and for Angelic Organics Learning Center, and she is a founding board member for the Midwest Organic Sustainable Education Services (MOSES). Janet has also provided educational and advisory support for numerous other non-profits, government agencies, and farmers over the years.

“It is my task to grow nutritionally dense food for the well being and health of all people, with the utmost respect for the earth and with the intention of passing knowledge to others.”

Steve Tomlins (Lead Field Operator)

Steve Tomlins joined our TCG team in 2015 as our lead field operator, mechanic and general mechanical maintenance guru.  Steve brings a repoitoire of knowledge, skills and passion for farming and will often find him building, fixing or helping around the farm.

Jodie Janovec (Greenhouse Manager)

 

Jodie manages the greenhouses and post-harvest handling, as well as some areas of marketing.

Jodie was a flower incubator farmer at Michael Fields agricultural Institute and later coordinated the Whole Farm Workshop Series there. She is currently continuing her training in biodynamic agriculture through the North American Biodynamic Apprenticeship Program, of which TCG is a participating farm.

2017 marks Jodie's 4th season at TCG.

 

 

Ginger Goral (Administrative Support)

Ginger Goral designs and creates the TCG brochures and manages the database of CSA members. She also hosts our Oconomowoc pick-up site. Ginger has been a CSA member for over 21 years.

 

 

Kymberly Smith (Newsletter Editor)

Kymberly edits the Turtle Creek Gardens CSA newsletter, which is published weekly during the Summer CSA season and bi-weekly during the Fall CSA season. She welcomes member submissions and suggestions for newsletter content.

Kymberly also manages the TCG website and email lists, helping CSA members stay up-to-date on other farm news and announcements.

 

 

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