Cerro Vista Farm has been a collaborative effort by Micah Roseberry and Daniel Carmona for the last 14 years. Together they have over 67 years combined experience with high-altitude short-season growing, seed saving, community building and creating education projects. Although Micah and Daniel are still co-owners of Cerro Vista Farm, they are expanding their community work and social development in different projects.
Daniel Carmona has 33 years experience farming in the high-altitude short growing season of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains near Taos, NM, in Cerro, Arroyo Hondo, Las Colonias, and Lama. He has been growing and selling organic food in Taos since 1977, in the roles of farmer, restaurant owner and grocery store manager.
He grows as much of his own food and seed as possible each year, so he grows the best tasting & cold-hardiest varieties that he can find. While he enjoys the grocery and restaurant businesses, he knows that, in the near future, for restaurants and grocery stores to remain a relevant and successful part of our culture, that they must begin working in close partnerships with local farms.
Micah Roseberry is helping to create CSA Farm Share programs for families who want access to fresh, organically grown foods in Valle de Bravo, Mexico. She is currently working on two CSA projects, each with 20 families. Another project will create a community garden with workshops for women, children and teens. Micah is working with local farmers to develop biodynamic and organic methods as an alternative to the genetically engineered bio chemical corporate farming practices subsidized and encouraged by the governments and corporations. She is continuing to integrate education with agriculture and is teaching in a 60 family Waldorf-inspired school.
Micah combines over 30 years in organic sustainable agriculture with 20 years of growing Waldorf educational programs that focus on integrating agriculture, outdoor education, community service and environmental awareness in a multi-cultural setting. She has worked for 15 years with agricultural education projects, planting gardens and designing school curriculum for elementary school children. Micah is interested in creating collaborative community projects that inspire and engage both children and adults in a positive transformative relationship in balance with nature. Micah is available for consultation at email@example.com.