Clay Wesson has a wide range of experience with ornamental and native plant nursery management, and over the past few years began practicing biodynamics in the vineyards in the Willamette Valley. He lives in McMinnville, Oregon since moving from his home in Alabama in 2007, where he received a degree in Horticulture (Nursery and Greenhouse Management) from Auburn University. Originally discovering biodynamics through the study of herbal medicine, he furthered his education as librarian and member of the Oregon Biodynamic Group, fellowship of the preparation makers, and attending national biodynamic conferences. Clay is currently vice president of the board for the Josephine Porter Institute for Applied Biodynamics out of Floyd, Virginia. During the startup of his business Unconventional Farm Service and Supply LLC in 2017, he became an IOIA trained organic inspector and a master gardener through Oregon State University extension.
He is passionate about providing education through workshops, advising ,and consultations to bridge the gap between the spiritual and practical aspects of growing quality plants through clean farming practices.
As of June 2018 he became the VIticulturist for Willamette Valley Vineyards where he is working with the existing vineyard management team to enhance wine growing by incorporating biodynamic principles and practices to continue the company's dedication of being "Stewards of the Land".