In the early days, David grew up on a walnut farm and raised sheep for 4-H. After 3+ years of college David followed a dream and attend New England Culinary Institute in Vermont. There he learned many skills that are put to use on a working homestead and farm. After cooking professionally for a number of years in San Francisco and Santa Barbara, he left for several jobs in technology eventually opening a successful consulting and professional training business based in San Francisco with four offices in the US.

In 2018 his passion for food and wilderness was reborn into Poe Run Craft & Provisions. With over 20 years as a manager and business owner he will put his experiences to the test raising perfectly natural foods, building and restoring the homestead, expanding his wood craft, curing meat and fermenting beverage. Hey