Yoko Takemura

Yoko Takemura co-owns and operates Assawaga Farm in Putnam, CT with her partner, Alex Carpenter. Assawaga Farm is a diversified organic vegetable and cut flower farm that grows on 1 acre intensively. Cover crops are an integral part of the fertility program and are utilized extensively on the farm – every field bed receives at least one cover crop per season, and almost half of those beds receive two cover crops per season.