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Our Farm Team

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The heart of our operation is our team…

Harvest Time

 

Owner: Angela Macke – R.N,  Mom, Tea Fairy

Light of Day Organics is registered as an official "Woman Owned" company!  Angela founded Light of Day Organics, LLC  in 2004. She and her family own an operate almost 75 unique, biodiverse, certified Organic (MOSA) and certified Biodynamic (Demeter) acres.  Angela is a Registered Nurse, Specialty Tea Institute graduate, a Green America Partner, an Advanced Master Gardener  & mentor, a member of the U.S. Tea Association, a tea instructor with the Great Lakes Culinary Institute, a Healing Touch Practitioner, and an importer of certified agricultural commodities.  She is a nationally recognized speaker, Biodynamic farmer and tea educator.

As founder and director of Light of Day Organics she was named Environmentalist of the Year for Business (2007-2008) and Michigan Small Business of the Year (2008-2009). She is an honors graduate of Western Michigan University, and of Bronson School of Nursing in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Angela continues to hand harvest and finish blend her original specialty award-winning Teas and Tisanes of which most contain many constituents grown right on her farm and not readily available in the general marketplace. She is dedicated to teaching through example about the importance of a respect and reverence for all life, and educating about the wonderful world of “Cha-Do” (the “way” of tea) with a fun, creative, mindful, highly enjoyable and memorable Grassroots style.

She has said that her intention with her tea-evangelism project is "to support the nurturing of minds, hearts, spirits and bodies with nutrient dense product offerings so that all have the strength to do what we are called here on this Earth to do- to reach our full potential as human beings”.

Thank you,  brilliant crew!

Vince, Peter & Leland Macke, Madeline Baroli, Kristen Ryder, Sara Baarstad, Barb Tholin , Nicole Schafer, Mary Jackowski, Ted Pryde, Summer Holcomb and Ashley Smolen, Byte Productions (our website), Harris Group (CPA), Bryce Dreeznan (consultant), and many friends and family members who pitch in with a smile. We love you- thank you for your support of this special project!

Dave Bradshaw

Dave is our official  “Mr. Fix- it” and we so appreciative of the care, skill, and healthy sense of humor he brings to the farm along with his other tools.