Heather is a restaurateur and award-winning chef determined to provide her customers with local, farm-fresh food. Heather’s family has had a home in Sullivan County since the dawn of time, and she’s committed to preserving its unbelievable front porch views so her daughter can fall in love with them too.
Bruce devotes most of this time working on shale gas extraction issues with Catskill Citizens for Safe Energy. He lives in western Sullivan County (NY) where he raises vegetables, chickens and bees.
Michael has been a resident in upstate New York since the late 60’s. As a producer of the Woodstock Festivals he developed a deep commitment to preserving the beauty of our land and the viability of our farming community. He continues to be involved in entertainment and the protection of our environment.
Victoria is a founding member of Farmhearts and is active in local community affairs. She is an interior stylist and designer currently working with the DIY TV network. She restored and runs the historic Old North Branch Inn.
Laurie is an attorney whose practice focuses on advising non-profit organizations. She also works on shale gas extraction issues with Catskill Citizens for Safe Energy and Keep Cochecton Green and serves on the board of Sullivan Alliance for Sustainable Development. Laurie is a dedicated kitchen gardener and is raising a backyard flock of laying hens. She lives in Cochecton, NY with her husband, two temperamental English Bulldogs and three happy cats.
Mark is an actor, director and father of three and Sullivan County resident. He made Sullivan County his home 12 years ago and has lived and worked all over the world and knows what an important thing it is to preserve the natural character of a place. Mark is an avid gardener and clean water advocate.
Matthew is a former New York City attorney. The joy of growing things in his garden convinced him to relocate to Sullivan County in 2004 to begin a new career as an artist. He currently divides his time between his garden, studio, family and friends.
Jill is a ceramic artist, floral designer and grower. She owns two small businesses in western Sullivan County where she makes her home. When not in her studio or garden, Jill spends much of her time working with Catskill Citizens for Safe Energy actively exposing the dangers of shale gas extraction in an effort to keep our water clean.
Tom makes his home in Sullivan County, where he enjoys the beautiful outdoors offered by the Catskills. As an architect, designer and apprentice landscaper, he is dedicated to growing the community and supporting