"It’s hard work, but it’s good work,” Molly Muchow says about co-managing Verdant Hollow Farms in Buchanan with her husband, Brett.

It’s also a big lifestyle change for the couple, who, until a few years ago, were living in Chicago with their three children. Molly was a personal chef, and Brett was a teacher.

Barn

The 1860s-era barn at Verdant Hollow Farms was repurposed by award-winning architect Stanley Tigerman.

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