Gardener, Minister, Founder of The Covering Initiative
Mark McOmber is an American gardener, minister, and co-founder of The Covering Initiative, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping families succeed and experience God‘s abundance in their lives. In 2010, Mark‘s family installed the Back to Eden Community Garden in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania which was featured in the award-winning documentary BACK TO EDEN. For over a decade, Mark has grown nutrient-dense food while practicing regenerative organic no-till gardening principles. As a minister of the gospel, Mark has more than 25 years of experience serving others as pastor and teacher, helping to lay foundational principles for life. His passion for God and love for people are inspiring. Mark demonstrates the Lord’s power to provide and heal, with great tenacity.
In 2020, Mark and his wife launched their educational YouTube channel, Living Life 1128, which immediately garnered the interest of gardeners around the world. In addition to uploading video streaming online for free Mark offers in-person tours of his garden by appointment. It is his privilege to educate and lead.