Who are we? We’re a lot like you.

Lee MandellLee Mandell, our Founder and Chief Hydroponicist, is originally from Detroit, MI. He’s a former computer programmer and avid photographer turned farmer. You can reach him at with general questions about hydroponics or for more information about the company.
Chloe bassChloë Bass, our Communications & Outreach Specialist, is a native New Yorker. She hopes we can use hydroponics to feed the urban masses! She also has a lot of experience working with kids (she used to be a teaching artist for preK – 5), and loves to meet the littlest farmers. Contact her with press inquiries, or to find out more about Boswyck Farms’ education programs:
BryantBryant Koger, our Director of Design Development, is from Santa Barbara, CA. He studied architecture and design objects at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. His passion for being a naturalist and urbanist brings a hybrid and exciting approach to the farm by adding new twists to the archetypes of hydroponic design. Contact him:
david_goldsteinDavid Goldstein, our newest Hydroponicist, understands the difference between a store-bought tomato and the real thing. His passion for hydroponics stems from his proclivity for simple mechanics, reverence for nature, and healthy appetite. David comes to us with knowledge of farming from time spent on organic farms in New Hampshire and Italy. Hailing from New Jersey, he holds a BA in Psychology and MS in Organizational Behavior. Contact him:
Heidi KleisterHeidi Kleister, our Development Director, is from Wurtsboro, NY. She spent two years in the Peace Corps in Macedonia before coming to us, working with kids with disabilities. Heidi’s here to help non-profit groups find funding for Boswyck Farms’ hydroponic systems. Contact her:


Want to join our team? We’re always looking for volunteers.