About Us

Liberty Farms Equestrian Center, Organic Farm & Events is a team effort, here is a brief story about each of us!


Owners of Liberty Farms:

Mark and Beverly Cheffo:

Gardener, Events, Liberty Farms Management Team leaders



Equestrian Manager:

Katrin Derreumaux:

Equestrian manager, Dressage Rider/Trainer/Instructor, Biodynamic Farmer, Liberty Farms Management Team


Katrin manages the Equestrian Center she also teaches and trains our dedicated working students how to become professionals in the equine industry . Katrin brings many years of experience caring for horses in all different settings, from Grand Prix Dressage show barns, to therapeutic Riding Stables. Her wealth of knowledge in equine nutrition, equine bio-mechanics and Organic farming are so essential in keeping the horses happy and very healthy here at Liberty Farms. Katrin is also an active Biodynamic farmer and mother of two children Oneida and Emmett.

Equestrian Assistant Manager:
Brenna Foley:
Assistant barn manager, Rider/Assistant Trainer/Instructor

Brenna has been riding and working with horses since she was a young girl. She has studied equine studies and agriculture in both high School and College. She has worked at Breeding farms, Dressage training barns and backyard farms. Besides being a very knowledgeable Horsewoman she is an excellent at clipping and grooming, and working with 'Difficult Horses' both under saddle and on the ground. Brenna is very knowledgeable in ground work, and was a participant in the Extreme Mustang Makeover competition in 2017.


Estate/Farm Manager:

Paul-Ivan Derreumaux:

Organic Farmer, Stone Mason, Landscaper, Naturalist, Liberty Farms Management Team


Paul-Ivan brings his deep respect for the natural world to everything he does.  His sensitivity, warmth and high standards are apparent as he makes high quality hay, identifies the occasional bald eagle flying over the farm, landscapes the farm grounds, builds excellent compost piles, keeps all our equipment in working order, manages the livestock and chickens, and organizes deliveries and contractors. 


Paul-Ivan is a Organic/Biodynamic farmer and father of two children Oneida and Emmett.


Head Gardener

We welcome Jon Ronsani as of November 2017. 

Events Manager at The BARN at Liberty Farms

Danni Uberoi:

Brit born but Brooklyn Based, Danni brings her experience of marketing and events management, as well as her love of design and planning to help turn all our clients inspirations to life.