Teal Farm - Huntington Vermont
Teal Farm - Staff

Melissa Hoffman,
Founder, Executive Director

Melissa is the Founder and Executive
Director of LivingFuture Foundation, and
the creative driver behind its flagship
project, Teal Farm. Melissa established

LivingFuture Foundation in 2002 and purchased the Teal Farm property in 2003. She holds a BA in Philosophy from Mount Holyoke College, and conducted graduate studies in Film and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Chicago. She began her professional career on the editorial staff of the Christian Science Monitor, started an organic farm and apprenticeship program for women, and later became
an editor and writer for the award-winning What is Enlightenment? magazine. She currently serves on the
Board of Directors of the magazine's founding
organization, EnlightenNext.

Paul Goodhouse, Property Manager

Paul has been the resident astronomer, historian and woodsman at Teal Farm for over 19 years. He oversees the operation of Teal Farm's integrated heating system, cares
for the orchard, maintains all roadways and wood and ski trails, and produces firewood and the wood chips used in our orchard.