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Elemeno Farm & Resort

Elemeno Farm & Resort cultivates connections between community and good food with an organic CSA, farm stays, barn dinners, and classes.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Food and Beverage
  • Location Evanston, IL, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Website ElemenoFarm.com

Company Summary

Local food, and the enjoyment of it, is an ideal central to our mission of creating "The Good Life, from A to Z" at Elemeno Farm & Resort. The farm will attract those who crave a better connection to the food they eat and who want to develop a relationship with the farmer and land from which it comes. A visit to Elemeno Farm & Resort strikes a perfect balance between escape and convenience; it is a place to visit, linger, taste, and engage.

Team

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    Holly Briggeman
    Owner, Real Estate and Facilities Manager

    Holly is a designer with a Masters of Architecture degree living and working in Evanston, Illinois. She has owned and operated her own residential design business since 1997. She will use her past experience designing and managing all sizes of residential projects from concept through construction to develop and oversee all aspects of the real estate portion of the project, including funding, sales, construction and brand expansion.

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    Nicole Montgomery
    Owner, Farm and Resort Operations Manager

    Nicole is principal of her own hospitality design firm in Chicago, with over 25 years experience in all facets of the hospitality industry, as well as an avid gardener and cook.She will utilize her management skills and extensive contacts within the culinary community to oversee all farm and resort activities at Elemeno, including the development of full-service special events, educational programming, and community outreach at the farm.

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    Farm and CSA Manager

    Our full-time farmer will be responsible for managing Elemeno's CSA program, will plan and implement all work necessary to grow food for our subscribers, events, and guests, will assist with tours and education, and will coordinate with our resort manager for classes and dinner needs. The farmer will also coordinate all care of farm livestock, and spearhead agricultural research efforts, maintaining Elemeno Farm as a model of sustainability.

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    Resort and Events Manager

    Our full-time resort manager will coordinate all reservations and operations of our rental and ownership units. They will be the "face" of Elemeno Farm & Resort, responsible for our guests needs and enjoyment. The manager will assist with coordinating special events at the farm such as our monthly dinners, classes or private events. The manager will schedule and supervise any subcontractors on the farm such as cleaning and maintenance workers.

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    Marketing

    Marketing group to service both Chicago and local markets. Utilizing print, web, social media & industry trade resources.

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    Sales

    Sales team will be comprised of two groups one focusing on Cabin sales and rental the second on farm goods sold to individual and commercial clients

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    Helen Cameron
    Advisory Team

    Owner -Uncommon Ground

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    LaManda Joy
    Advisory Team

    President- Peterson Garden Project

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    Jude Becker
    Advisory Team

    Owner - Becker Lane Organic

Advisors

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    Ryan Dvorak -May Orberfell Lorber
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed