Date of Interview: April 27th, 2020
Interview Location: Remote from Mt. Vernon, Iowa and Sammamish, Washington
Pronouns: They/them or she/her (Ash) and she/her (Marti)
Place of Birth: Colfax, Iowa (Ash) and Des Moines, Iowa (Marti)
Birth Year: 1990
Occupation: Both co-own Thistle’s Summit Bed & Breakfast and Amethyst Content Marketing. Ash is also the owner of Ash Gravity Astrology Services.
Interviewer: Steven Saada
Summary: Ash and Marti share memories from growing up in Iowa, their work in the non-profit industry, and their decision to start a queer B&B and homestead in small-town Iowa.