Steffen Schneider

Steffen Schneider joined Hawthorne Valley Association in 1989 as the herd manager of the farm’s dairy herd. In 1994, he became farm manager and took on the role of general manager of the farm branch in 2008. He has served on the Farm Management Group and the General Management Group since then, and was a key member of the team that brought the farm back from near insolvency (caused by a failed wholesale distribution venture) to its present state.

Steffen Schneider is a faculty member at the Biodynamic Winter Intensive Training Course at Hawthorne Valley, as well as adjunct faculty at the Pfeiffer Center in Spring Valley, New York, where he teaches livestock management and other biodynamic courses.