Dianne enrolled in the Beginning Farmer program in the fall of 2019 and will complete it this year. After an 18 month search for land Dianne is a co-owner with Frances of Haven Valley Farm LLC in NW Olmsted County. Dianne began gardening in her Mom’s backyard after watching The Victory Garden on PBS.
Dianne’s previous career includes business systems selection and implementation; Finance, Insurance, Pensions and for 25 years was the Director of Corporate Real Estate Strategy, Design and Construction.
Dianne was ready for a change and found her new passion in the Farm to Table food movement. Dianne loves spending time with her family and friends, visiting museums, camping and as a licensed pilot participating in aviation.
Frances and Dianne have a daughter, Danielle, who is busy with her career as a nanny.