Abdoulaye Niane is from Senegal. He left his home in 1996 and emigrated to Italy. In 2009 he moved to the US and eventually settled in Vermont. Over the course of the last decade his love for growing things grew, culminating in a career change to farming. Along with his wife and 3 kids he started Khelcom Farm, an urban style family farm in Berlin, VT. His favorite thing to grow is hot peppers.