Founder and Executive Director
Don, a 35-year resident of Fayetteville, Arkansas studied landscape architecture, landscape design and urban horticulture and environmental science at the University of Arkansas. Don likes to quote his dad when he says: “I’m a jack of all trades and master of none!” Don’s career experiences have included operating and managing a small business, maintenance technician of power substations for a local cooperative, appliance sales specialist, grid tied solar and renewable energy applications, to name a few.
Karley grew up in Pittsburg, KS and went to college at Missouri State University in Springfield, MO, where she got her Bachelor of Science in General Business with a Minor in Sustainability. Her life as a student at MSU was shaped by her involvement in a campus organization called Students for a Sustainable Future. Through this group, she found her passion for environmental, social, and food justice.