Free Bird Farm

Free Bird Farm

Growing fresh, high-quality organic produce for Turtle Bay CSA members is Free Bird Farm. Based in Upstate NY’s Mohawk Valley.  Free Bird Farm grows more than 100 varieties of certified organic vegetables and herbs and raises all their animals on pasture without antibiotics.

Ken and Maryellen with their children when we first started the Turtle Bay CSA.

Ken, Maryellen, Alis, and Xavier today!

Free Bird Farm is run by a husband-and-wife team, Ken Fruehstorfer and Maryellen Driscoll, who have two school-age children.  Ken has more than 20 years of farming experience. Maryellen, with over 10 years of work as a professional food writer, provides the CSA’s weekly newsletter with recipes and cooking tips. You can learn more about the farm at

As a member of the CSA you will have the opportunity to meet Ken and Maryellen, learn about the farm and chat about the produce you eat!

There is an annual “Open House” at the farm for CSA members.