Michael Fields Agricultural Institute Appointee
Robert Bower is the former manager of the Corner Garden at Hawthorne Valley Farm in Ghent, NY. Prior to joining Hawthorne Valley in late 2010, Robert worked for over 15 years at Angelic Organics, a northern Illinois, 1,500-member, Biodynamic CSA with 30 acres in vegetable production each year. At Angelic Organics, he was both the General Manager and the Growing Manager. Additionally, since 1995, Robert managed efforts in Customer Service, Distribution, Finance, Marketing, and more. Robert is the father of three adult sons, is learning how to keep honeybees, and enjoys studying Anthroposophy and Biodynamics.