Reed Newman

Founder/CEO

I decided to start Revival Roots in order to provide people with the ability to connect with the food they consume.  My interest in gardening and horticulture stemmed from my time growing up on a vineyard in the Santa Ynez Valley in California's Central Coast.  I attended Cornell University and received a degree in Environmental Science from the School of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Now living back in Los Angeles, I am helping establish and maintain vegetable gardens across the city.  I take pride in the fact that we source all of our products from local vendors and bring the true meaning of local to your backyard! 

 
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Nick Bielec

Operations/Garden Specialist 

Born and raised in Southern California, Nick grew up in his grandfather’s greenhouse. His passion for gardening stems from shadowing his grandfather’s daily routine. Nick’s tireless work ethic and unbending patience comes from his background in working in the healthcare industry. Instilled with a green thumb right at birth, his grandfather’s massive garden has enriched his knowledge in horticulture, cultivation and landscaping over two decades. Nick has joined Revival Roots because he truly believes that having access to organic vegetables are essential to living a better, healthier lifestyle! When Nick isn’t working, he enjoys going on adventures with his wife and two dogs, Bourbon and Benson. 

 
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Andrew Zubek

Garden Specialist

Having found his love for plants through his father at an early age, Andrew had a difficult time being indoors more than he had to. From Northern Ohio and receiving a degree in Botany and Marketing from Miami University of Ohio, Andrew knew he wouldn’t stay in his home state for long. Shortly after graduating college, he moved to the Island of Hawaii to extend his knowledge into practice. After almost a year cultivating and working the land in paradise, Andrew moved to Los Angeles for a larger opportunity to change the way we think about plants. Plants are more than food and pretty flowers, he hopes to open the worlds eyes to the importance of respecting our environment and giving back as much as it has given to us. Revival Roots allows us to truly backtrack to when our vegetables came from our own backyards, not across the country. Something he hopes to inspire across the world some day!