The Foxhollow Farm Team is a group of individuals dedicated to sustainable food and farming. Each staff member brings a valuable and unique skill set to our farm family. Visit us now.
Janey is a 3rd generation steward of Foxhollow Farm. She is spearheading the family’s commitment to converting the family’s 1,300-acre tract of land into a biodynamic farming community. Janey has been a long-term advocate for health and well being of our community. It is those passions that lead her to found the Waldorf School of Louisville. She now turns her attention to local food and introducing methods of biodynamic agriculture to Louisville. Janey enjoys combing her passions by leading educational tours of the farm for those interested in the greater details and deeper study of Biodynamic philosophy.
Brian has a background in Engineering with a degree from University of Michigan. He brings his mathematical brain and determination to get at the root of a situation to his position at Foxhollow. As property manager, he has his hands full with overseeing all of the buildings, residences, grounds, and equipment at the farm. He also does the essential work of applying the Biodynamic sprays to our pastures. Constantly working and devoted to the farm, you’ll never find Brian in the same place at the same time!
Maggie is a 4th generation steward of Foxhollow Farm. She is passionate about supporting farmers, providing our local community with 100% grassfed beef, and inviting folks out to Foxhollow’s annual Fall Festival and Concert Series. During the growing season, you’ll find her out in the garden and learning with the partner growers at Foxhollow Farm. Maggie is a graduate of the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University and serves as a board member for Dare to Care Food Bank and Slow Food Bluegrass. Weekly, you can listen to Maggie chat about farm life on The Farmer and The Foodie radio show.
Derek is Foxhollow Farm’s head herdsman. Derek has a BA from and is a Master’s candidate at Murray State University. His specialist field of study is beef cattle rotational grazing. Derek grew up in agriculture, and brings his enthusiasm in grazing methods and his love for animals to the Foxhollow Farm community. His innovative ideas have shaped the cattle program and health of the herd at Foxhollow Farm
Jesse handles event sales and coordination for Foxhollow Farm. He has a B.A. in History from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He grew up in rural western Massachusetts and adventured in Breckenridge, Colorado for a few years. He brings his love of the outdoors, appreciation for all things culinary, and driven work ethic to the team at Foxhollow Farm. In his spare time, he coordinates fun events at home with his enormous dog and adorable daughter, and can be found hiking, biking and playing guitar on his front porch.
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Stacey is the business manager on the farm. She and her husband moved to Louisville from her home
state of Alabama. She is a graduate of Tuskegee University and has a B.S. in Accounting. She brings to
the farm years of experience in various industries, including higher education, food service, small
business, and healthcare. When she’s away from the number-crunching, she enjoys traveling, shopping,
interior decorating and spending time with her husband and family.
Madeleine is the inventory specialist, delivery girl, and all-around beef slinger on the farm. She has a B.A. in Psychology and a minor in Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies from the University of Louisville. After graduating, she worked at a health food store and served as an AmeriCorps VISTA at Louisville Grows. With her experience in marketing, growing, and eating ethically raised meat and produce, she is so excited to be part of the team at Foxhollow Farm. When she’s not working, you can find her reading, cooking, or hiking outside with her dog.
Lauren assists in the the wearing of Maggie's many hats and helps coordinate many of the events that take place on the farm. She attended the University of Vermont as psychology major but went on to manage a diverse fruit orchard and event space in Massachusetts. She brought her love and knowledge of sustainable agriculture and community building back to her home state and Foxhollow. In her spare time she likes concocting new recipes from her farmers market goodies, hiking, biking, sailing and spending time with her family.
Katherine found her way to Foxhollow from the Waldorf School of Louisville, where she discovered her passion for fostering community and event planning as the Parent Coordinator. When she's on the farm, you'll find Katherine organizing, taking pictures, running errands, assisting with events, and generally helping to make guests feel welcome at Foxhollow. She is a graduate of Centre College, married to an engineer, and mom to two awesome kids. In her spare time, she's either helping out at school, cooking in her own kitchen, or out in nature. She loves the mountains, learning new things, feeling cozy, and all things purple.
Skiles grew up a mile down the road from Foxhollow Farm and is our resident jack-of-all trades. As property assistant, he spends most of his time working with the whole team to keep the farm running smoothly. He enjoys working with residents on the farm to make Foxhollow the best community it can be.
LAURA RICCARDI LYVERS
Laura has spearheaded the biodynamic program at Foxhollow Farm since 2007. She graduated from Colorado State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Natural Resource Management with concentrations in Conservation Biology and Rangeland Ecology. Laura makes and applies biodynamic preparations to the land, and works with Derek observing pasture and cattle in the field. She is guiding Foxhollow Farm towards becoming a biodynamic farm organism.
Laura owns Bio-Ag Resources which makes preparations for several biodynamic farms and local gardens and offers advisory services. Laura speaks at conferences around the country, where she introduces Biodynamic concepts to farmers. For more information about Laura’s biodynamic consulting, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.