Murphy's Grass Farm

Who we are

Doug and Dana are graduates of the College of Wooster in Wooster, Ohio. After college, Dana worked at the Wooster Daily Record and Akron Beacon Journal. Doug began farming, first outside of Wooster, then in Big Prairie, Ohio.

Doug started medical school at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland in 1991. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. After 16 years of service with VA hospitals in Cleveland and Erie, Pa., he retired in 2014. He currently works part-time as an emergency room physician.

Son Patrick is a 2010 graduate of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He works as a precision machinest and also is our right-hand man at the farm. Julia, a 2012 graduate of the College of Wooster, is assistant director of continuing education at the Cleveland Institute of Art. Daniel graduated from the Ohio State University in 2017 and is a first-year medical student at Case Western Reserve University.

Dana enjoys supporting everyone's adventures, belongs to two book clubs and is an ESL tutor at the Shaker Heights Public Library.