Name: Rose Karabush
Hometown: Highland Park, IL (but now it’s Amenia, NY!!!)
Job Title: Farm Manager/Vegetable Manager
Describe your job in five words: Coordination, administration, and growing veggies.
Favorite book: “Nonviolent Communication” by Marshall Rosenberg
Currently listening to: S-Town
Favorite place on the farm: The vegetable fields at sunset.
Favorite Joke: What’s small, red, and whispers?
A hoarse radish.
What you do when you’re not farming: Meditating, trying new vegetarian recipes in my slow-cooker, and calling my grandmother
Thing you can’t get through a day on the farm without: Saying “I just heard this piece on NPR…” and sunscreen.
Top Five Goals for 2017:
1. Grow lots of beautiful cover crops to build up our soils!
2. Do more trail running
3. Try at least one vegetable I’ve never had
4. Make it to an Amenia Fire Company Pancake Breakfast
5. Not kill my houseplants