The Garden Pool Team

These are the core ideals that shape what we do as a team at Garden Pool.

The Garden Pool Team consists of an all-volunteer group of dedicated individuals with diverse backgrounds. They all have one thing in common, a passion for growing food the Garden Pool way!

There are many other folks who have helped us in our journey. We have a mini-community with over 750 members in our local GP meetup. We meet for free classes, tours, volunteer projects, potlucks, and food drives.

This group of non-profit volunteers helps make everything we do at the Garden Pool possible. Get to know the Garden Pool Team:

Dennis McClung

Dennis is the founder, a designer, and a teacher at Garden Pool. Dennis invented the Garden Pool, developed and manages our web presence, and designed several other Garden Pool innovations. Dennis is the project manager of volunteer builds and is the course instructor for the GP Certified Designers. Dennis believes that sustainable food production helps improve entire communities. Dennis tends the plants and fish at the Garden Pool facility, property manages the Fantasy Farm, and serves as the President and CEO of Garden Pool.

Danielle McClung

Danielle is our medicinal herb and animal expert and helps with maintaining at the Garden Pool and Fantasy Farm properties. Danielle has lifelong experience in farming and as an animal caretaker. Danielle feels that growing food helps families bond and grow together. Danielle manages the book-keeping, emails and calls. Danielle is the co-founder of Garden Pool and is the Treasurer and CFO of Garden Pool.

Linda Martin

Linda joined the Garden Pool team after attending many local meetup events with the McClung family. She is a dedicated volunteer that helps run local GP meetup events. Linda is committed to spreading sustainable food production knowledge. Linda is Vice-President of Garden Pool.

Becky Knutson

Becky helps run local GP meetup events. Becky brings beautiful images of what we do at Garden Pool as she is also the primary photographer and videographer for Garden Pool. Becky oversees all volunteer committees and helps with GP’s social media outlets. Becky has a backyard chickens and a citrus orchard and is passionate about sustainable and healthy living. Becky volunteers countless hours to help Garden Pool do what we do. Becky manages the board meeting minutes and is Secretary and COO of Garden Pool.

Alex Peña

Alex is an instructor at Garden Pool. Alex had partnered with Garden Pool early on as our mentor on the quest to learn more about fruit and nut trees for home food production. Besides teaching, Alex helps Garden Pool organize classes and is the GP’s fruit and nut tree expert. Alex owns a popular local rare and exotic fruit nursery, Tropica Mango, and has over 140 fruit trees in his own suburban backyard! Alex is a board member of Garden Pool.

Chris George

After attending several years of local GP events, Chris now donates her time to help run local meetup events. Chris brings years of experience with other local non-profits to Garden Pool. Chris manages her homestead, 3rdAcreFarm, and is very active in the local community.

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