Entrepreneur, farmer, vintner, outdoorsman, former professional athlete, and now author, Joseph Kulbacki is living the American dream. Born in 1938, in Northwestern Pennsylvania, Kulbacki remembers a time of moral imperatives and defined values, of commitment to family, and a strong sense of community. He graduated from Purdue University in Industrial Economics, combining curricula in both engineering and economics including advanced studies in marketing. He played professional football with the Buffalo Bills and later formed his own engineering consulting company specialising in the integration of manufacturing systems for industry.
Shoshanna Easling grew up gardening with her family. They had many organic gardens. They sold their crops as their livelihood and preserved the balance of their harvest for the winter months. By the time she was ten years old she had a working herb garden with her mom. Each year since then, they have cultivated an herb garden that grows medicinal and culinary herbs. She started working at the Bulk Herb Store in 1998 at age fifteen. By 2002 she owned it and was working full time to build the business. She has written and published many articles and booklets on herbs, natural remedies, tinctures, and cooking with herbs. She has produced educational videos, DVDs, and books including "Making Babies--"a 480-page book and a DVD series, as well as the "Making Herbs Simple" DVDs Volumes 1 and 2.