Who we are
We are a growing community of individuals that care for the animals and land. We have a small staff and a Board of Directors that oversees the integrity of the project.
Executive Director and Farm Manager
Kim Tateo is a shepherd in many ways, from shepherding the sheep to managing volunteers and projects. She has over a decade of experience working with non-profit organizations in a variety of settings including event planning, education, grant writing and project management. Kim is also an artist and educator in the Capital Region.
A common theme for art is interconnectedness—to each other as humans and to the Earth. She is also inspired by her observations of being a shepherd on the land.
Kim is also involved with zero waste efforts and plays music in a local band. She holds a BA in Music from the University of Iowa.
Garden and Program Coordinator
Tatianna Moragne is an artist, community advocate, and urban farmer. Tatianna is studying invasive species management and uses her passion for regenerative agriculture principles to guide the organization’s farming practices, community garden, and land stewardship efforts.
Fiber and Outreach Coordinator
Katherine Lynn Bierman is an illustrator, textile artist, and urban farmer. In 2015 Bierman graduated from the Maryland Institute College of Art with a BFA in Fiber and a concentration in Sustainability and Social Practice.
Bierman shares her background of textiles and creative brain to help organize and lead community events, long-term programs and all things sheep, alpaca and fiber at the farm.
Board of Directors
John W. O’ Grady, President
Rich Polec, VP for Program Development
Donna Perry, VP for Community Engagement
Michalina Kulesza, Secretary
Peter Halewood, Treasurer
Leah Akins, Member