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About Us


We believe that an emphasis on soil health as well as freshness makes a real difference in the flavor, nutrition, shine, and storage quality of our produce. We collaborate with some of the region’s top chefs to develop our crop varietal selections and harvest techniques. Our goals are to grow some of the nicest produce that you’ve ever seen or tasted; to be active participants in a vibrant local food economy; and to take care of our farmland, staff, and customers to the best of our ability.
We’re a family farm, in our 18th year of operation, cultivating 75 acres of protected farmland in Sudbury and Sterling, MA. We grow over 100 varieties of vegetables for our year-round CSA, our farmstores in the Boston Public Market and Boston’s South End, and for select restaurants and chefs.

We grow our produce using regenerative agricultural practices; free of chemical herbicides, pesticides, and synthetic fertilizers. We work to build our fields’ soil fertility and beneficial microbial activity by using natural composts, certified organic fertilizers, cover crops, and mineral amendments. We have chosen to forgo the USDA’s organic certification process, but invite you to trust us that we grow our produce using ecologically and socially responsible methods, on par with current organic standards.

Our Story

Germination: In 1975, when farm owner Chris Kurth was a mere babe, his family moved to a nineteenth-century Sudbury farmhouse and started settling in. Chris grew up helping tend gardens, fruit trees, and a collage of farm animals his family raised for home consumption. In 1998, after studying biology, philosophy, and environmental studies at Williams College, Farmer Chris started a five-acre CSA farm on his parents’ fields and named it Meadow Brook Farm. After four years of developing Meadow Brook he accepted a farm instructor’s position at The Farm School in Athol, MA, during which time he met and married his wife Ana Sortun, chef/owner of Oleana restaurant and Sofra Bakery in Cambridge, MA, and partner in Sarma in Somerville, MA . The birth of Ana’s and Chris’ daughter, named Siena, in 2005, spawned a new incarnation of the farm — Siena Farms.

Growth: Over the last seventeen years we’ve grown to our current scale of 75 acres of diversified produce, serving our CSA members, chefs, and retail customers, year-round in Boston’s South End and at the Boston Public Market. In recent years, we launched our beloved Kids’ Farm Share designed to get kids into the kitchen and connected to their food, plus our Community Sponsored Farm Shares and Employer Sponsored Farm Shares to expand access to our produce to households throughout Eastern Massachusetts and New York City.

Harvest: Of course, we couldn’t have achieved any of this without our dedicated staff and wonderfully supportive customers, family, and friends — so, thank you, Cheers, and Happy Cooking!

 

 

Meet Our Team

Chris Kurth

Owner/Farmer

PRODUCTION

Mike Sushchyk

Farm Manager

Mishreky Lawandy

Specialty Crops and Greenhouse Manager

Grace Woroch

Production Manager

Jenny Mueller

Assistant Production Manager

Laura Sullivan

Production Manager

HARVEST

Kyra Sciaudone

Senior Harvest Manager

Peter Staub

Harvest Manager

Lyle James

Mushroom Production Manager

Ryan Burke

Assistant Harvest Manager

Isaac Hughes

Assistant Harvest Manager

OFFICE

Anna Derian

Business Manager

Sophia Miller

Office Manager

RETAIL

Ruby Kohn

Retail Manager, Siena Farms South End

Seth Price

Assistant Retail Manager

DISTRIBUTION

Turner Frankosky

Distribution Manager

Interested in joining our team? Click here to see all of our available positions.