Born in Portland, Adam McKinley studied biology in the front range of Colorado (at Colorado College), before moving to western Colorado to learn farming and permaculture on small, diversified veggie and cut flower operations. Adam spent a few years studying and working as a Massage Therapist in Kaua'I, HI, before returning to the Willamette Valley in 2012. Adam has lived and worked at GeerCrest since autumn of 2012 as a farmer, steward, learner and educator, bringing his joy of connecting all ages with the homestead and nurturing a healthy farm system. Favorite animal on the farm? The bees!