September 3, 2010
Hilltop Community Farm, LLC
Erin Schneider, co-owns Hilltop Community Farm outside La Valle, WI where she and her husband, Rob McClure, run a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) and specialize in uncommon varieties of Midwest fruits. While a beginning farm owner of 3 years, Erin is a veteran to the sustainable agriculture fields with over 14 years experience managing programs and organizations that further innovation in conservation and education. Erin coordinates the efforts of the Organic Tree Fruit Association, and is involved in a multi-farm research project through the North Central Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education on developing direct markets for uncommon fruits in Wisconsin. Learn more about her farm and her adventures in growing fruit, building community on their website: hilltopcommunityfarm.org or Love their farm on Facebook.