Meet Our Farmers

"The food industry is broken," says software entrepreneur turned farmer Chris Baggott when he explains what led him and his fellow farmer, Mark Farrell, to the creation of Tyner Pond Farm. "Large producers put profit ahead of people; quantity ahead of quality." Paying close attention to the emerging craft movement in other industries, Chris was convinced we needed the same kind of evolution in farming.

Acreage that was once primarily used to grow corn, the land was purchased by Chris who renamed it Tyner Pond Farm (read about our farm’s history), and immersed himself in learning about “sustainable” farming methods. It may seem strange to see someone who found success in the software industry roaming the acres in work boots and gloves, but Chris is sure he’s spending his time wisely. Chris is assisted, most notably, by Mark Farrell.

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