Authentic food ~ sustainably grown
Combining a passion for sustainable agriculture and
sustaining communities, Jasper and William Forrester are
dedicated to responsible stewardship of the land and the
highest respect for living systems.
Jasper has been the main farmer here at GreenMan Farm since
1997. Her formal education includes degrees in Business
Administration and Environmental Horticulture. She is a
frequent speaker and contributor to local publications on the
subject of sustainable agriculture. Jasper's community
affiliations are numerous: she is a member of Washington
Tilth Producers and Seattle Tilth, and she is Secretary &
Treasurer of the Vashon-Maury Grange and President of the
Vashon Island Growers Association 1999-2005.
Will is an accomplished painter and muralist whose most
recent project is a mural of grand proportions commissioned to
commemorate 100 years of commerce, industry, and
agriculture on Vashon Island. (See it here.)
Jasper and Will were married here on Vashon in April 2005.
In the last eight years, Will has exhuberantly taken to the
deeply satisfying pleasure of the simple farm life. He has
become a passionate advocate for sustainability as well, and
an invaluable partner on the farm.
for the 2013
GreenMan Farm ~ 8800 SW Dilworth Road, Vashon Island WA 98070 ~ 206.567.4548