Steve Schubart Executive Director. Steve joined the cooperative in the spring of 2016 with a background in bovine reproduction sales-consulting, herd-management software analysis, and production agriculture. He owns and operates Grass Cattle Company and sells beef through the cooperative. He has a Bachelor of Science in Diversified Agriculture an Associates Degree in Dairy Herd Management. He has experience in grass-fed beef and conventional dairy production as well as sheep, swine, poultry and produce. 

Steve Schubart

Executive Director. Steve joined the cooperative in the spring of 2016 with a background in bovine reproduction sales-consulting, herd-management software analysis, and production agriculture. He owns and operates Grass Cattle Company and sells beef through the cooperative. He has a Bachelor of Science in Diversified Agriculture an Associates Degree in Dairy Herd Management. He has experience in grass-fed beef and conventional dairy production as well as sheep, swine, poultry and produce. 

Berni Ortensi Farm Auditor and Operations Manager. Berni is one of our founding members and has served our cooperative for years in many ways. Her great attitude, energy, and work ethic have been integral to the success of our cooperative. She owns and operates her own organic farm and sells beef through the cooperative. 

Berni Ortensi

Farm Auditor and Operations Manager. Berni is one of our founding members and has served our cooperative for years in many ways. Her great attitude, energy, and work ethic have been integral to the success of our cooperative. She owns and operates her own organic farm and sells beef through the cooperative. 

Drexel Frye Board President and a founding member. Founded Drexel Enterprises, LLC; a Connecticut based architectural millwork company specializing in the manufacturing and installation of custom wood products to the residential and commercial markets. After a lifetime of interest in dairy and beef farming the Frye family bought Liddlefield Farm in 1999. Besides the joy of working together in such a beautiful environment the intent has been to develop pure bred Angus cattle to be processed and sold to discriminating buyers.

Drexel Frye

Board President and a founding member. Founded Drexel Enterprises, LLC; a Connecticut based architectural millwork company specializing in the manufacturing and installation of custom wood products to the residential and commercial markets. After a lifetime of interest in dairy and beef farming the Frye family bought Liddlefield Farm in 1999. Besides the joy of working together in such a beautiful environment the intent has been to develop pure bred Angus cattle to be processed and sold to discriminating buyers.