Sonia Schloemann is an Extension Educator for UMass Extension and the Stockbridge School of Agriculture, at the University of Massachusetts (UMass), Amherst. As a fruit specialist, Sonia’s... Read more ›
Amanda holds a B.A. in History of Science from Harvard University.  The early roots of her farmer progression took hold through a senior thesis project that led her to make a week-long visit to... Read more ›
Jim Wilson, owner and operator of Wilson Farm, Inc. was born and bred a farmer. However, when faced with the decision to attend either Cornell University’s College of Agriculture and Life... Read more ›
Allendale Farm is a family business run by the John Lee and his family. It is located in densely populated Brookline Massachusetts. The farm is on 50 acres that are currently yielding produce. ... Read more ›
First Root Farm is located at 955 Lexington Road, Concord, MA. It can be contacted through its website: The farmland is privately leased from Minute Man National Historical... Read more ›
Currently the Programs and Community Outreach Manager for the nonprofit organization, The Food Project, Jess Liborio was converted into agriculture at a young age and has trundled through the... Read more ›
Chip-In Farm was founded in 1944 by Hendrick, Thelma, and their son Herbert Couveé.  Chip-In Farm ran as a major egg producer and old-fashioned country store until the 1970s, where it... Read more ›
Upon his graduation from Brandeis University in 1972, Ari Kurtz realized that it was not a business career that fueled his passion, but instead the examples of agriculture he had read about in Mother... Read more ›
As a weed management and food safety Specialist for UMass Extension, the President of the Massachusetts Farm Bureau Federation, and the owner of his own 50-acre farm, Pleasant Valley Gardens in... Read more ›
As the Loan and Outreach Coordinator at The Carrot Project, Benneth Phelps’ work directly addresses one of the most critical business needs facing local food producers and processors:... Read more ›