Who We Are

Sarah Evelyn Laine, MSLD 2011

Project Manager & Lead Designer                                                                                                              

As our Lead Designer, Evelyn considers each project through the lens of human and ecological relationships. Before getting her Masters in Landscape Design in 2011, she worked with nature-based education programs, including White PineWild Earth, and Youth Conservation Corps, building her knowledge of ecological design on personal relationships with plants and ecosystems.


Ashley Schenk

Operations & Marketing Manager                                                        

As our Operations Manager, Ashley turns our designs into reality, merging art and permaculture in installation, natural building, and hardscape design. Ashley also builds earthen "cob" ovens throughout the Pioneer Valley, including at Yestermorrow Design/Build School. For more information about his ovens, visit earthenovens.com or read about his work in Edible Pioneer Valley Magazine.

Ashley is currently a homesteader in Montague Center, where he grows a large garden, tends his orchard, and co-parents two beautiful babies.



Currently an Employee, potentially our next member-owner!                                

We are lucky to have several folks applying for this position, and we will have more information available soon.


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