Co-Owner & Manager
Mt. Pleasant Acres Farms
Paulette Greene is an educator, agri-herbalist, and community activist. She and her partner, Donna, own and manage Mt. Pleasant Acres Farms, (MPAF) located in the Poplar Neck region of Caroline County. MPAF is a key component of the historic Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad where Harriet led her parents, brothers, and others out of slavery.
Paulette and her partner have created Mt. Pleasant Heritage Preservation, Inc., a non-profit “heritage foundation” to preserve, promote, and support the farm and surrounding land as a leading site of pre-Civil War life in Maryland -- to educate youth and local citizens in the historical and social context of “free Black” life in the area. In addition, they grow organic produce and grain crops.
Ms. Greene is also a board member/member of Stories of the Chesapeake Heritage Area, Eastern Shore Land Conservancy, Envision The Choptank,, Jonestown Community Development Corp., Mt. Pleasant Heritage Preservation, Inc., The American Legion, Blake-Blackston Auxiliary Unit #77, Easton, MD, and former Board President of People for Better Housing, Inc. in Federalsburg, MD , and Board Member of the Maryland Environmental Trust.
Paulette was a key leader and visionary in the expansion of Mt. Calvary UMC in Preston, MD where she served as a Trustee and Building Committee, Chair.
She lived and taught in N.Y. City, Alabama, Maryland, and Japan where her partner was stationed with the U.S. Army.