Matt Morris is originally from Atlanta, but has been thriving in Portland since 1997. He has been beekeeping organically for 12 years, and his enthusiasm for this work is infectious. Matt’s beekeeping adventures and business savvy have led to this unique business venture. He enjoys gardening, telling jokes, and taking care of his animal friends and awesome wife.
National Sales Manager
After graduating from Smith College and then Antioch University where she earned a BS in Economics and an MS in Business, Organization & Management, Bergen had the privilege of working with Dr. Deepak Chopra and Dr. John Douillard at the Maharishi Ayurveda Health Center in Lancaster, MA before joining Gaia Herbs as Director of National Sales. Bergen, working closely with owner, Ric Scalzo, led the team through a rapid growth phase including the company’s relocation to Brevard, NC. She later moved to Ashland, Oregon where she held the position of National Sales Manager for Herb Pharm for almost a decade during which time they achieved #1 Spins ranking. Bergen still resides in Oregon and joined Mickelberry Gardens as National Sales Manager in 2019. She spends most of her weekends enjoying the outdoors with her healthy, strong, and fearless granddaughter.
Facilities Coordinator and Kitchen Manager
Jaime fell in love with Portland and moved here in 2013. Before becoming intrigued by the medicinal properties of honey and plants, Jaime worked as a chef and kitchen manager. Jaime loves all the adventures that Mickelberry Gardens has brought his way, and is proud to Bee apart of their sustainable bigger picture! He is a jack of all trades, and his head for organization and processes is a huge asset to the Mickelberry Gardens team, and he's been with us for 4 years now.
QA/QC Coordinator and Office Support
Faith has background in Microbiology and Compliance, and has worked in multiple industries that inform her work at Mickelberry Gardens, including a large berry packing plant and another herbal product company. She also plays the cello and enjoys cooking, preserving food, and camping. She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in Quality Assurance and Quality Control to our team!
Austin has lots of background in the restaurant industry, and is now in charge of all aspects of making all of our tonics and skin care. He's got a great attitude and strong attention to detail, which is perfect for his role here.
Farmers Market Support
You can find Lori's friendly face representing Mickelberry Gardens at our Farmers Market booth every Saturday - she's been helping out with farmers markets for over 5 years now! She has background in nutrition and astrology, and also helps out behind-the-scenes in our production space.
Order Packing Specialist
Katie works hard at getting all of our orders packed up and shipped out in a timely manner. She's very meticulous and organized, which is super helpful for making sure all our orders arrive in one piece and we keep our customers satisfied! She's also studying to be a Licensed Massage Therapist.
Bottling & Packaging Crew
Sandra helps out on our bottling line, labeling, bottling, and shrink-banding all of our products carefully and consistently. She works hard and always has a smile!
Bottling & Packaging Crew
Camila also helps out with labeling, bottling, capping, shrink-banding, and packaging all of our products with a lot of care and consistency. She's quick, sharp, and funny, and great with trouble-shooting all of our automated equipment.