About Us

Coastal Grown Farms (CGF) is a veteran owned and operated sustainable agriculture farm that utilizes Controlled Environment Agriculture and hydroponic systems to ensure the growth of nutritional, chemical-free produce for coastal North Carolina.

Meet the Team

 

CEO / Member

Member and co-founder, Steven Dumphy is a native of Massachusetts who has spent 19 years in the U.S. Marine Corps as a Ground Ordnance Officer and is a combat veteran of Operation Iraq Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.  He is a graduate of the Veterans Sustainable Agriculture Training (VSAT) program from Archi’s Acres and California State Polytechnic University Pomona.

Operations Manager / Member

Co-founder and Operations Manager, William McMillan is a native of Texas who spent 9 years in the U.S. Navy as an Operations Specialist.  He is a combat veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom and the arbitration of Somalian Pirates.  Three years of his service was spent living abroad in Japan, there he experienced a culture of passion and cutting edge sustainable agricultural practices; instilling in him a dedication to quality fruit and vegetable production.   He is also a graduate of the Veterans Sustainable Agriculture Training (VSAT) program from Archi’s Acres and California State Polytechnic University Pomona. William received his Associates of Science in Business Administration from St. Petersburg College, Tarpon Springs, Florida.