Our Family

Our family of four – Steve, Megan, Olivine, and Zen – is experimenting with joy and wellness on our family’s centennial farm in central Illinois. Using sustainable and biodynamic practices, we are establishing a perennial farm and art space. We presently grow specialty cut flowers and medicinals for our and others’ well-being. Olivine and Zen host daily dance parties, support general chaos, laughter, and ridiculousness, and provide frequent reminders not to take life too seriously. Steve also creates beautiful works of functional art through his business, Intuit Studios

I am the 4th and my children are the 5th generation to live on our family farm. We moved here in 2018 from Alaska, leaving comfortable jobs and a tight-knit community, to begin a new chapter. This chapter is the most intentional chapter we’ve written thus far in our lives – redefining, discovering, and being who we most want to be in this world. It has revealed the most important parts of what makes me & Steve who we are as individuals and what makes us happy. The journey continues to unfold…