David Laws is the Garden Manager at Florida International University's Organic Garden. David is a senior finishing his BA in Environmental Studies with a certificate in Agroecology. He has been farming since 2008, getting his start at the Diamond X Ranch in Madras, OR. Since then he's farmed at Paradise Farms in Homestead, FL, Hey Bayles! Farm in Lorane, OR and Verde Gardens in Homestead. Organic Farming and Permaculture are his life's calling and he has just begun a life long dream, living on and developing a five acre farm and ecovillage in Davie, FL.