The Team

Mark Thomas

President & Co-Founder

Mark's background in operations and finance, mixed with his entrepreneurial spirit, make him a dynamic leader. He always takes the time to get to know both his employees and customers, adding a personal touch to the company.

Judy Thomas


With us since our founding, Judy is one of our veteran team members. Her legal expertise, attention to detail, and diligent work behind the scenes keeps our company running smooth. She loves getting to meet new chefs who want to try our product!

Taylor Burton

Team Lead Operations & Food Safety

Taylor first joined Garfield Produce as an intern and has been with the company ever since. Her background in plant biology and organizational skills make her a real asset to our team. She can often be found sneaking our extra microgreens onto her lunch!

Larry Hairl

Lead – Maintenance & Sanitation

Larry has been with the company since it was founded in 2014 and remains a crucial member of our team. He brings decades of experience in food production and sanitation. Larry's spirited story-telling makes the days fly by at the farm!

Jazzy Gabriel

Lead – Packing & Quality

Jassy is dedicated and has an eye for quality. He is always looking for new ways to improve the farm. We appreciate his inside jokes and attention to detail.

Shanquell London

Lead – Growing & Harvesting

Shanquell brings years of experience growing at several urban farms in Chicago. He has helped increase our company's crop production exponentially. His special touch keeps all of our crops growing strong.


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