About Fresh Impact Farms

Who We Are

Fresh Impact Farms is the result of combining technology and innovation with the need for more flavorful, healthy, chemical-free, and sustainable produce within a hyper-local supply chain. 

Using hydroponic technology, we grow herbs, greens, and edible flowers cultivated for flavor, freshness, nutrition, and sustainability. We are dedicated to providing chefs and mixologists with the best tasting, and most beautiful, locally grown products. 

Today's industrial food system is plagued by seasonal growing constraints, lack of transparency, and products that are grown for maximum yield and the ability to travel thousands of miles, instead of maximum flavor. At Fresh Impact Farms, we are consumers and lovers of food just like you. We like to know where our food comes from and how it was produced. We also believe that good food should have great flavor!

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Meet the Team

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Ryan Pierce

Founder & CEO

Founder and CEO of Fresh Impact Farms, LLC. He grew up in Delaware and received a B.S. in Management from University of Delaware. Ryan has worked in a range of industries from banking, to cloud computing, and now farming. He saw an industry increasingly in need of new perspectives and decided to take a leap into the unknown. Whether through farming or advocacy, he intends to be one of the many voices pushing for systemic change within our food system to make it more equitable, sustainable and healthy.

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Timothy Schutz

Production Manager

The production manager with 8 years of experience in hydroponics and agriculture. Tim graduated from Paul Smith's College with a B.S. in Natural Resource Management. He has spent his working career in multiple locations around the U.S. on an array of different growing systems. He has a strong desire to make agriculture more localized and efficient for urban environments as well as sustainable for future generations.

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Hayley Magann

Operations Manager

Developing agriculturist and sustainable food advocate. She was born and raised in West Virginia. Currently and will be graduating from George Mason University in Spring 2021 with a B.A. in Environmental Sustainability with concentration in Food and Agriculture and minor in Business. She is enthusiastic to construct a more localized, sustainable food system for the DMV area.


Anna Timberlake

Marketing and Production Associate

New to the industry with a background in Science and Hospitality. Anna is a South Carolina transplant, graduated from Newberry College with B.S. in Chemistry, and is currently pursuing a Professional Science Master's in Urban Agriculture at the University of the District of Columbia. She is an advocate for tasty and nutritious food.