Douglas Stevenson, has been a member of The Farm Community for 40 years. He has been a volunteer with Plenty International, the community's relief and development nonprofit, and is an active board member of Swan Conservation Trust. Along his journey with The Farm, Douglas has served on the membership committee and on the board of directors, as well as spending eight years as its manager. He is the de facto public relations person, and has helped present The Farm's story to countless newspapers, magazines, documentary film makers and television journalists. His company Green Life Retreats hosts the Farm Experience Weekend and other instructional seminars about sustainable living.