Tracie Loock started the farm in 1999 while studying Environmental Horticulture at UNH in her pursuit to follow her passion of growing food in a sustainable way for the community. There’s more information on the about page to find out how the farm got to where it is today! What Tracie loves most is being with her husband Dave and her two children, Pierce and Laurel. She also enjoys cooking, working on projects, and relaxing with Dave, Pierce and Laurel, visiting or hiking with her sister Korie, brother in law Erik and niece Sylvie, swimming at Laurel Lake or Rockwood Pond, biking, hiking, contra dancing or seeing live music.
Jack Rixey is the Farm Manager for Tracie’s Community Farm and is entering his 3rd season with the farm. Jack is originally from Annapolis, MD. He grew up in a household that valued naturally grown food and a father than ran a small farm stand in his spare time. Jack first moved up to New England for college. He graduated from Marlboro College in Marlboro, VT in 2014 with a degree in Sociology and Spanish. Upon graduating, Jack spent a year working as a Mental Health Worker at the Brattleboro Retreat before traveling to Washington to work on a farm in 2015. He learned about Tracie’s from a friend that worked on the farm at the time, and decided to move back to New England to farm here. Jack loves living in New England and feels most at home here. He enjoys working outdoors, playing guitar, playing in summer time rec leagues, and cooking.
Angela Lapinsky started on the farm as a delivery driver in 2008 and has been gradually increasing her presence since. She now serves as Barn Supervisor and participates as part of the full time crew. When away from the farm, Angela devotes much of her time to family. Her passions include animals, haunting at Fright Kingdom and attending concerts, theatre and cultural events.