Aimee returned to her Ohio roots in 2016 after 15 years of living and working abroad.  She purchased some land in the Appalachian foothills to fulfill her dream of becoming a homesteader.  She has a background in permaculture and organic gardening where most of her experience comes from farming in the tropics.   Her passions and interests include spending time in nature, sharing epic moments and laughs with friends, growing things, building things, cooking things and learning things the hard way.  She is also a yoga teacher enjoys sharing her practice.



Marc is a Columbus native of 25 years.  He graduated w/ a business degree from Ohio Dominican University.  After 15 years of working in a corporate setting, he answered mother nature's call and left that world to become a self-employed farmer.  Marc met Aimee in 2020 and has since taken on an essential role at Fruitdale Farm.  In his free time, Marc enjoys being on the water and spending time with loved ones.  He's an effective salvager of building materials with a passion for DIY projects.