Meet the Team

Who We Are

Owners of Liberty Farms - Mark and Beverly Cheffo
Liberty Farms Management Team Leaders

Farm and Livestock Manager - Paul-Ivan Derreumaux 

Organic Farmer, Liberty Farms Management Team

Assistant Livestock Manager - Chasidy Jaquith  

Herdswoman, Organic Farmer

Equestrian Manager - Katrin Derreumaux

Head Trainer/KD Dressage, Equine Nutrition Expert, Biodynamic Farmer, Liberty Farms Management Team

Assistant Equestrian Manager - Brenna Foley

Barn Manager, Equine Osteopath, Equine Behavior Specialist 

Assistant Vegetable Garden Manager - Adam Rauth

Organic Farmer, CSA Manager

Garden and Marketing Liaison - Trevi Fountain

Organic Farmer, Greenmarket Assistant, Marketing

Events Manager at The BARN at Liberty Farms - Danni Uberoi


The  vision of Liberty Farms in Ghent, NY is simple: to preserve precious farmland through diversified farming based on sustainable and organic practices. Our aim is to create healthy soil - a sound basis for thriving plants, animals, and people. The horses and all the farm animals are fed with organic hay straight from our fields in addition to top quality grain. Intensive parasite and pasture management practices are used, and all the manure is composted for future use as organic humus. The strength of the living soil is apparent in the well-being of the  animals and in the beauty and flavor of the vegetables and produce.