Patrick has been working at the farm full time since 2006. Prior to that (he was a part-time farmer from 1996-2006) he worked in finance at R.G. Niederhoffer Capital Management, a New York City hedge fund, while also pursuing acting He is a graduate of Union College (B.A. English) and The Stella Adler Conservatory (MFA program). He is responsible for marketing, sales, and operations, as well as day to day farming duties. He divides his time between Brooklyn, NY, and Washington. CT.
Q, or The Doggfather as some are known to call him, has been at the farm since the first season back in 1990. His passion for growing organic food most likely came from his stint out west attending Pitzer College, from which he received a BA in History. While this passion continues to consume him, Q also has a wide breadth of knowledge in many fields. He is the head grower and is responsible for all field management, crop planning and machinery. His off farm activities include writing and his pursuit of the perfect jump shot.
Jed came to Waldingfield in the spring of 2010 and quickly proved to be the missing link in our business/farm operations. Originally from the midwest, Jed earned his JD from Seattle University School of Law before relocating to the sandy beaches and perpetual sunshine of O'ahu, Hawaii. After four years in Honolulu and one year serving as a chambers attorney in the Westchester County courts system (New york), Jed transitioned to the farm and has now become our full time operations manager. His responsibilities include, but are not limited to, developing and implementing our greenhouse seeding program, operating and maintaining farm machinery, and serving as our employee liaison.