Ausar-Mesh Amen is a third generation natural healer. Invaluable information has been passed down to him from his father, who was a Southern sharecropper, herbs man, blacksmith, and engineer. Ausar-Mesh’s formal education includes a major in oceanography and a minor in geology. He is a graduate of CASA’s Beginner Farming Training program, Baltimore Orchard Projects. He has trained and worked with Calvert Gift Organic Farm, Urban Oasis Park Heights, The Greener Garden, Morgan State Community Garden, UDC Muirkirk Farm and Real Food Farms. He is the Farm Manager for the Fannie Lou Hamer-Sundiata Acoli Farm, a co-owner of Garden Of Vegan Catering, and a 2018 OSI fellow.