Brad has been the market manager for the Greater Springfield Farmers Market since 2009. He is also serving as a board member of the Missouri Farmers Market Association since 2011 and is the treasurer since 2013. In his spare time, he owns and operates Natures Lane Farm in Mt. Vernon, MO. He is passionate about local food and specializes in small fruit and cherry tomatoes. Natures Lane Farm has recently finished an inspected kitchen which allow Brad and his wife to process locally sourced, ready made meals for the market. Brad supports MFMA’s mission and has a vision of unifying Missouri’s farmers markets and helping them provide safe, healthy, locally grown food to our communities.