Pat Lang grew up in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, and began farming as an intern at Poughkeepsie Farm Project, in New York’s Hudson Valley, in 2013. He spent 3 additional growing seasons with PFP, as an apprentice, as wholesale coordinator, and then serving as crew leader and carrying out all mechanical cultivation for the farm. He lived in Minneapolis from 2008 to 2011, and again in 2015, and has worked at the Wedge Community Co-op and Seward Co-op. Pat enjoys: poetry, typewriters, long walks, nicknames, knitting, and pot lucks.
Nicholas Rigger hails from Coon Rapids, Minnesota. He completed a BFA at the University of Minnesota and an MFA at University of Illinois at Chicago, and has completed residencies at the Contemporary Artists Center at Woodside (Troy, NY) and at Wormfarm Institute (Reedsburg, WI). He explores topics related to identity, in embroidery, sewing, and other media. Nicholas will be engaging in a farming apprenticeship of sorts in 2018, which will be his first season growing.