Meet The Team
Founder & CEO
Lomayani Lotuno grew up farming coffee and milking cows with his grandfather who was one of the first Maasai to settle and farm in the area. Heather Cruise is a crop scientist from Los Angeles.
Theddy is our volunteer coordinator. She grew up on the slopes of Mt Kilimanjaro and works part-time at the grocery store up the street. She is our friendly face to welcome you and get you oriented.
Mama Noella is our farm caretaker. She has many years experience working in flower production. She has been farming the area her whole life and would love to give you a tour of our garden.
Manase is our general manager and dog caretaker. He has decades of experience as a porter and chef trekking Mt Kilimanjaro. Enjoy a trek up Victory Hill with Manase as your guide.
Neighborhood Ambassador and Animal Caretaker
Jeffrey is our neighborhood ambassador and caretaker. He loves animals and helps to take care of all our animals. His family has been living in our neighborhood for several generations.
Mama Ringo is our a educator. She teachers after-school English lessons and hosts the open play at our community farm playground. She also teachers the children about being kind to animals.