The Team

CroppedFarmer Ben (Grower)
Farmer Ben has been growing food in urban spaces for 28 years. He specializes in urban, dry land farming and perennial crops. Passionate about growing food, he believes that urban farming is an important key to increasing access to wholesome foods while strengthening household finances and growing healthy community connections.

Sunshine-2014-FrontRev. Sunshine Daye (Property Owner)
Rev. Sunshine was the first to donate use of property as a Metro Farms site.  And she has been a strong supporter in other ways. Located in the Hellman neighborhood this site is also the location of the Launching Pad sober living home which is the continuation of the sober living community work Rev. Sunshine has done for many years when she lived on the property.


georgette-lealGeorgette Leal (Property Owner)
Georgette is the owner of our site in the Historic Zafería neighborhood. She is someone who truly cares about the people around her and tries to touch everyone’s life in a positive way. She brings that same sense of care to her work as a realtor supporting clients in their vision to find just the right home for them.