Our Farm Crew

Don Lareau

Don is one of the fearless leaders of the farm.  Zephyros if a way of life for Don who loves to get lost in the field planting vegetables, planning for the next big project or keeping everyone laughing on harvest days.  He loves to telemark ski, hang out with his kids, coach soccer and donate many hours as a board member to the Organic Farming and Research Foundation, the local school and giving tours of the farm.  Don keeps the buildings kicking, the irrigation water flowing, and the farm pumping out the thousands of beautiful blooms and thousands of pounds of amazing certified organic produce.

Daphne Yannakakis

Daphne has a deep connection with the plant world although she has also been spotted many a time kicking the wheels of the ol' tractor.  She has over twenty year experience in the plant industry working in large scale nurseries, small scale nurseries, permaculture design firms, small farms and of course running all aspects of Zephyros Farm and Garden.  hse puts the Garden in Zephyros Farm and Garden!  She delights in her children and loves to work in the greenhouse, go skiing, bouquet, plant and harvest veggies, and make incredible food from the bounty here on the farm.  When she has time off she loves to plant more gardens full of the thousands of perennial plants she has learned to love, propagate, plant and sell.  Come see what she can do for yourself!

Sophia Lareau

Sophia is a lover of all things on the farm.  She enjoys playing with the animals and her brother, dancing around the fields, and hanging with the interns.  Sophia is renowned for showing up on a hard harvest day with a plate of freshly baked cookies!  She can milk, handle the register at market and make beautiful bouquets.  She is always ready to lend a hand when she can pull herself away from her latest novel!

Diego Lareau

Diego enjoys being on the farm, and playing with his sister.  Diego loves to take care of the goats and is helpful keeping them loved and milked.  When he is not playing soccer he is ready to help weed, dig holes, or any of the other tough jobs on the farm.  He is ready to take on the tractor work any day now!

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