Esther Durnwald has owned and operated Michigan Wildflower Farm (MWF) with her husband, Bill since 1996. Located in Portland and founded in 1988, MWF produces documented native Michigan genotype wildflower/prairie grass seed, is a supplier of Great Lakes Region genotype seeds, provides specialized native landscaping services and hosts educational opportunities. Esther oversees the operation of MWF with the help of an amazing team of employees. She received a B.S. Degree in Forestry from Michigan Technological University and is past President of the Wildflower Association of Michigan. Esther especially enjoys using the farm as an opportunity to share the value and beauty of nature with others, as well as kayaking, skiing, hiking, cooking, reading and knitting. She is working to improve her photography and native bird id skills.