Lettuce Introduce Ourselves
Lisa Merkle is the proud co-founder of Imagine Farms (Box Greens), providing fresh greens to discerning diners, transforming our food system and developing a movement of pioneers throughout South Florida in the booming field of AgTech.
The genesis of Imagine Farms marks a homecoming for Lisa. She returns to Miami after 17 years in New York City where she launched an experiential event production and lifestyle design studio. After becoming certified as a yoga teacher and a Holistic Health Coach she carved out a reputation as an expert in lifestyle design to serve clients associating with health and wellness trends. In addition to full-scale event production, Lisa regularly provided services that included curriculum development, program curation, press events, product launches, and panel discussions. Prior to launching her own business, she spent a decade as Studio Manager with photographer Bruce Weber.
Lisa is a contributing writer with Mind Body Green. She spoke live at Revitalize 2017, their annual invitation-only event for health and wellness influencers which was broadcast live to 1 Million viewers. In October of 2019, she graced the stage of TEDx Hollywood, FL where she spoke about solutions to remedy our broken food system. Lisa presents publicly as an expert and advocate regarding the future of food, female leadership, and complementary care for cancer patients.