StaffMarty Castriotta is an environmental educator, farmer and natural builder. At The Orchard School, he is Facilities Director, a camp lead teacher and teacher of Farmers and Foragers during the school year. He lives at Orchard Hill with his wife, Ellen, where they enjoy growing food, building their home and sharing the wonders of the outdoors with children. Marty has taught at several environmental education centers where he gained a significant amount of experience integrating special needs students into agricultural and ecological education. Marty has an M.S. in Environmental Education from Antioch New England.
Ellen Denny is a full time pre-school teacher at The Orchard School and she also runs the Village Roots CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) at Orchard Hill. Ellen has an M.S. in Environmental Education from Antioch New England Graduate School. She is a passionate educator and farmer. She brings her love of the outdoors and her gifted insights into plant and animal relations to camp.