WE'RE A MERRY BAND OF FRIENDS + COLLEAGUES
We respect and support one anothers' work. We enjoy collaborating: designers, growers, builders, artisans and artists.
We are living the dream, putting our brains and bodies into creation to make a difference in the world.
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Get to Know Us
GENEVIÈVE JOËLLE VILLAMIZAR
Landscape Designer, Salt + Dirt | Outside Design
Almost 30-years into my design career, I've come to cherish the interconnectedness of what I do for a living and how I live. I'm a backyard farmer. I run the WildChild Chikken Co-op with my 10 yo daughter. I fly fish. Hunt. Forage. And wander the wildness of my backyard more than the backcountry.
Roaring Fork Landscapes
Roaring Fork Landscapes is the culmination of long-term expertise, creative vision, and professionalism. Owner and designer, Tom Friel, first began in the business as a prodigy under his father’s successful company, Friel Landscaping, at the young age of eight years old. After attending Villanova University, he came to Colorado and established Blue River Landscaping in Summit County in 1992. Business soon grew across the state and Roaring Fork Landscapes was established in Aspen and the surrounding area in 2002.
Roaring Fork Landscapes is known for its vast knowledge of irrigation and erosion control as well as intricate water features. Projects range from intimate courtyards to large-scale multiple use domestic and commercial landscapes. In addition, the company is celebrated for its patio design and installation.
As Senior Foreman, Tom follows the strictest standards of ethics with building specifications and employee performance providing only the highest quality of work.
Tom's high standards reflect his personal values of building relationships and delivering quality service to his clients.
Aspen Grove Property Services
"The aspen is the world's largest living organism. A single grove can grow large enough to cover an entire mountainside while the trees within the grove are interconnected through their shared root system. Each tree stands as an individual and at the same time is connected to the whole, believes founder, Michael Pagan. "In that same way, Aspen Grove Property Services, Inc. realizes that its success and growth is based upon its connectivity and relationships with clients. For this reason, we place a premium on cultivating strong relationships with our clients and delivering unsurpassed professionalism, honesty, and courtesy in each transaction."
Danielle is a marketing communications consultant for sustainable food & ag companies, a freelance writer and a skilled food educator. Through all of these roles, she seeks to advance important work being done across our food system. Her favorite people love two things - good food and good conversation - and she'll find any excuse to gather people around a table, especially if the food was grown right there in the backyard - especially a Backcountry Backyard.
Lighting up the world through glass and "found object" mosaics
Deep thinker with a sense of humor oh, so wrong, LeBleu is inspired by the ineffable energy embodied within ordinary moments, places, and vignettes. A badass on the outside, LeBleu expresses inner true colors through the mosaics she creates in her Louisiana studio. Outside glass is her current obsession, but her indoor pieces have found homes all across the US.