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About Us

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Thomas Garcia-Prats, Founder; General Manager (above right)

After getting a degree in Global Studies from Providence College, Tommy has spent the majority of the last 8 years involved in agriculture, working on farms in distinct parts of the U.S. and Central America developing a passion for farming and a desire to expand and share on his experience and knowledge.


Daniel Garcia-Prats, Founder; Director of Operations (above middle)

The technical and entrepreneurial engine of the team, Daniel has a B.S. and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Santa Clara University with manufacturing and production experience having previously worked for a Silicon Valley medical device startup and a local Houston oil and gas manufacturer.


Mark Garcia-Prats, Founder; Director of Education (above left)

Mark has a B.A in English from Seattle University, a M.Ed from the University of St. Thomas, has spent 8 years in education as a teacher and principal at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic School, and is currently pursuing an MBA at University of Houston with a focus in Commercial Real Estate.