Director of Agriculture
Jonathan Kirschner (“Farmer Jonathan”) manages all agricultural operations, including the organic garden and greenhouse and harvesting produce for the weekly seasonal farm stand, Wilton Farmer’s Market, and restaurants. Jonathan also helps develop agricultural-related programs with Kevin Meehan. Jonathan lives in Wilton with his wife and three children.
Kevin Meehan has been a public school teacher for 25 years with a focus on developing and teaching science lessons to students in kindergarten through fifth grade. His recent endeavor includes transitioning science units to the new Next Generation Science Standards. For over a decade, Kevin has developed programs at Ambler for preschoolers to high schoolers with a focus on organic farming, sustainability, farm animals, honey bees and maple sugaring.
“Mr. Meehan” has created signature programs for children and families that span the seasons, including the Apprentice Program, Maple Syrup Tap-a-Tree for families, Adventures at the Farm (summer program) and Fright Night. He has also built and maintains the Educational Garden with the assistance of the Ambler apprentices. Kevin lives on the farm and oversees farm maintenance.
Assistant Program Director
“Miss Jen” helps run our student Apprentice Program, manages our field trips and is the Assistant Director and Medical Director of our Summer Program. She lives in Wilton with her husband and three children.
Special Events Coordinator
Laura plans, manages and executes the signature special events at the farm. She also works with Kevin and Jonathan to develop meaningful adult educational programs and conceptualizes new events with Robin to broaden Ambler Farm’s existing event portfolio. Laura lives in Weston with her husband, three children and their dog.
Jenn handles the farm’s financial transactions related to its daily activities, maintains the farm’s accounting records, prepares financial statements for the Board of Directors, and works with outside auditors to comply with annual reporting requirements. Jenn lives in Wilton with her husband, 3 children and 2 dogs.
Tim manages the overall operations of the farm, including finances, marketing, rentals and working with the Town of Wilton. He oversees the execution of the Friends of Ambler Farm’s mission and ensures coordination among staff, Board of Directors, volunteers and the community. Tim will also oversee the Raymond-Ambler House restoration. Tim lives in Middlefield with his wife, two children and their dog Mila.
Jay Charles, President
Debbie Corrigan, Vice President
Stephen Jones, Treasurer
Jennifer Diagonale, Secretary
Amy Foodman, Ashley Kineon, Dave Waters
For media inquiries, please Jenn Lewis.
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