Land and Livestock Manager
Ryan Heinen joined the Gwenyn Hill team in May of 2018 as Land and Livestock Manager.
With a passion for organic, 100 percent grass-fed dairying, Ryan brings a keen interest in combining land conservation with productive and sustainable farming practices.
Ryan served as assistant preserve manager on the 8,000-acre Ordway Prairie in South Dakota, where he acquired skills in grazing and grassland management. He holds a B.A. degree in Field Ecology and Wildlife Management from St. Cloud University, and apprenticed at the Walter Dairy Farm in Minnesota, developing skills in operating and managing an organic grazing dairy.