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BRETT STEPHENS

Brett is an artist and nature lover from Texas. The experience of growing up near the industry of the Houston ship channel has inspired him to dedicate his work towards creating a greener environment. In 1995 Brett discovered the beauty of the bay area and decided to relocate.  He is part-owner and co-founder of SF Landscapes and Construction.

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CASEY DOS SANTOS ALLEN

A native San Franciscan and a long-time gardener, has worked with the local flora for over fifteen years. He is part-owner and co-founder of SF Landscapes and Construction and lives at the Tocoloma Micro Farm in the Southeast part of the City, our test garden and workspace, with his wife and son.

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DARRYL STEPHENS

Darryl is a native Texan, born and raised in Houston. Growing up in Texas he enjoyed camping, fishing, and boating.  In 2000 he relocated to San Francisco and lives in the Southeast corner of the City with his wife and son.  In September 2013, he acquired the General Contractors "B" license and is part-owner and head of the company's Construction Division.

PATRICK SMEJKAL

Patrick manages the Landscape Maintenance Division at SF Landscapes and Construction and has worked with the company since 2012.

He has a BA in Cultural Geography from San Francisco State University, focusing on food & water at the systems level.  He has also studied horticulture at Cabrillo Community College in Aptos, CA, studying plant identification and irrigation systems design.

In addition to his formal education and apprenticeship he has volunteered extensively with two urban farms in the Bay Area: Little City Gardens in San Francisco and City Slicker Farms in West Oakland.  Through these volunteer activities he enhanced his skills in plant knowledge and cultivation and further developed his skills in growing, harvesting and distributing produce in the SF metropolis, a passion of his.

DEBBIE EVANS

Debbie is a Senior Landscaper and has been working with Casey and Patrick on the Landscape Maintenance Team for over a year.

She moved to the Bay Area in 2011 from Indiana where she was an Advanced Master Gardener.  Due to her love of plants and nature, she started volunteering at Hayes Valley Farm, a permaculture project in San Francisco, which inspired her to take a course in Permaculture Design at the Urban Permaculture Institute of San Francisco.  This in turn led her to volunteer with several other projects in SF including Friends of the Urban Forest, Alemany Farm, and the Bee Farm where she continued to learn and refine her skills.  Although she is now working full time and has less flexibility in her schedule she still finds time to volunteer in the urban agriculture community in SF.