Nic Koontz

NIC KOONTZ and his wife, Katie Slota, have owned and operated Native Hill Farm in Fort Collins for 11 years. Native Hill Farm is a year round organic vegetable farm stewarding 50 acres and providing hundreds of families in the area with organic produce. Nic has been farming organic vegetables for 15 years throughout the United states and 11 years here in Fort Collins at Native Hill Farm. A degree in Agricultural Engineering at Clemson University and working at the Clemson Student Organic Farm set the stage for a lifelong interest in sustainable agriculture production and innovation. Photo by Gabriele Woolever.