Meet Our Staff – Marla Silverstein

Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School Main Office Administrator Marla Silverstein has an eclectic array of talents and interests—photography, agriculture, floral design, event producing, and teaching to name a few—all of which she draws from as Main Office Administrator....

Meet Our Staff – Jeremy Shapiro

Creamery Operations Manager Farming has struggled for many years to attract a younger generation of workers. Small farm dairy operations, in particular, are faced with a shrinking field of people interested in such labor-intensive, rhythmic work. But for millennial...

Meet our Staff – Bill Pernice

Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School Music Director Bill Pernice brings a lifetime of experience in music and education to his work as Lead Music Teacher and Music Program Coordinator at Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School. The piano has been his instrument of choice since he...

Meet our Staff – Dana Wagner

Dana Wagner grew up as a Midwest farmer’s daughter. Her father served as a professor of agriculture and ran a 45 acre cattle farm in Missouri, so farming and food played a big role in her life. For college, she chose to study retail marketing at Central Missouri State...