Meet Our Grass-fed Team
Alanna has a BFA from the University of Pennsylvania and a 4 year Certificate in painting from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. She maintains a studio practice limited by the demands of parenthood, as well as doing freelance illustration work. For Cairncrest Farm she communicates with customers and serves as a manager and bookkeeper.
Garth has a degree in English from Columbia University. He manages inventory, packs and ships customer orders, maintains and maintains the farm website. In the quieter winter months he pursues his writing, and he's in charge of our weekly updates on the Cairncrest blog and newsletter.
Normandy has a M.F.A. in ceramics from the University of Nebraska. She is a studio potter and teaches part-time at Hartwick College. She manages our farm’s website, shoots and edits our photos and does occasional blog posts.
Edmund has a degree in biology from Bryn Athyn College. He devotes his time to managing animal herds to provide optimal grazing, building farm things like fences and waterlines, and thinking about how to improve overall farm biodiversity and fertility. He is a frequent contributor to our blog.
Oban is an English Shepherd. He herds animals and helps keep the local groundhog population under control. He is enthusiastic about everything, and he doesn't smell very good in the summer.