Alfred Grand – Originally from Austria, Alfred Grand is an organic farmer and entrepreneur. He produces peat-free soil substrates and organic fertilizer with earthworms at his company VERMIGRAND. As of 2018, his farm has been developed into a research and demonstration farm. GRAND FARM is focusing on soil health, agroforestry, and market gardening. Alfred works on a variety of national and international research projects, he is a member of the Global Network of Lighthouse Farms, and is an ambassador for the European Innovation Partnership for Agriculture.