Clay Erskine grew up surrounded by the beauty of nature – his father was a National Park Service Ranger. Clay knew early in life that he needed to be outdoors while he worked. For his first career, Clay worked as a ski and snowboard instructor – something he still enjoys doing during the winters at Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area. Clay attended Boise State University and majored in biology. It was not until after he married Josie and traveled the world that he found his true love of farming. Clay is passionate about his soil, his plants, and his trade – so much so that when spring hits, Josie considers the farm his first wife and she moves to second place!
Josie Erskine is a proud Idaho native: in Idaho she was born and in Idaho she will die. Josie loves to get her hands dirty. Flowers excite her and the sight of rows of veggies makes her giddy. She always needs to activate her creative side and finds no better place than the garden to do so.
Daisy and Tilly are the farmers’ daughters. The farm is a magical place for them and they are always around to lend a helpful hand.
Lexa is the farmers’ niece. Daisy and Lexa do a wonderful job of keeping the wash station under control during the busy market prep on Fridays – as well as keeping us all on our toes with some groovy tunes.
To raise fruits, vegetables, and flowers organically takes many skilled and dedicated hands. These are the folks who work hard growing and harvesting food for Peaceful Belly – they seed, plant, weed, harvest, wash, and deliver your food. As farmers, we are blessed to share our day, the sun, and the farm with these wonderful souls. We would describe our crew as a bunch of plant-worshiping, dirt-loving, overly-talented folks with creative spirits.
If you would like to join our crew send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Working day-to-day with these people is a gift. Each day, we share a delicious meal made from fresh fruits and veggies from the farm – of
ten harvested just hours before – and this time together helps us bond and understand each other, creating a wonderful sense of community and camaraderie.
Over the last 13 years, we have been blessed to have so many amazing people working with us on the farm. Our farm hands are an integral part of our team. We truly have the best tribe in the world.