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Staff Members
Josh Reinitz

Josh grew up on our farm which was a working dairy, beef, and crop farm until he was about 10 years old.  After graduating from high school he attended the University of Minnesota for Conservation Biology and spent his free time learning how to be a city slicker and playing in rock bands. 

After meeting Sally in a Northeast Mpls coffee shop and realizing the corporate world wasn't for him, he returned to Henderson and began hobby farming and working as a carpenter.  A few years later, he built a house on the farm for his young family and decided to start a full-time farming business. His father still lives in the old farmhouse and has helped tremendously in getting us started in farming.

Josh is an active volunteer and serves on the board of directors for a number of organizations including the Ney Nature Center, the Sustainable Farming Association of MN and the Land Stewardship Project.  He enjoys teaching and sharing his knowledge of homesteading, building restoration, and farming with others.  And he still plays music in a band, although it sounds more like bluegrass now.

Sally Reinitz

Sally was born and raised in South Minneapolis, a city girl. But because her paternal grandparents grew up in rural Mankato and had farming roots, Sally was always drawn to the old school farming lifestyle. After a run at corporate life and feeling quite unfulfilled, Sally attended Dakota County Technical College for a degree in Landscape Horticulture. 

After graduation, she worked at Minnesota Valley Garden Center for two years and then decided with Josh to start gardening and farming on their own land. Slowly she has built a flock of chickens and dabbled in many animal ventures; fiber goats, milking goats, meat chickens, pasture raised beef, and latest venture was training steers into oxen.  

Six years and 3 kids (human) later, Sally is still in love with the lifestyle of old school farming, self sufficiency and community development. 



Happy sloppy snow day from East Henderson Farm!March 5th, 2018

Howdy!  We wanted to say thanks for joining our farm last year, and give you an update on how our current farming season is progressing (yes, we are already farming!).  School is cancelled t

Welcome to the New Year!January 8th, 2018

Today is the first "warm" day of January 2018 - a balmy 35 degrees is forecast for the high, and the snow is getting a bit soft with the sunlight warming the ground.  Still, I'm spending the day

Think Globally Act Locally – making the case for supporting a CSA farmJanuary 24th, 2017

I’ve seen this as a bumper-sticker mantra for many years and have generally agreed, but hadn’t put much thought behind it.  After a 2016 defined by political drama, intense social dis

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