Who is Chris?
Raised in Upstate New York on a small farm, Chris Fesko is the second of seven children. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Cortland State College with an emphasis in Science
Education. Her Masters Education degree is also in science with a flare for the medical aspect, in particular, heart disease.
Now the mother of three grown children and a wife of more than 30 years to Rick Fesko, Chris is active in Hospice and the local church as a lay speaker.Chris Fesko, an award winning educator, farmer, videographer and producer, is the creator of the On The Farm video series. These videos are delighting children and adults of all ages both in the United States and internationally. Winner of four Telly Awards, three Parent's Choice awards and many, many more distinguished awards, Chris' enterprises have earned a place on the front line of education and entertainment of all ages.
Her development of the Discovery Center seemed only a natural follow-up to the nationally distributed videos.She delights in welcoming school children to a learning environment in her huge barn. As a keynote speaker and workshop leader, Chris brings many of her life experiences,
boundless enthusiasm and sense of humor to her audiences. In her spare time, Chris likes to canoe on nearby Skaneateles lake, hike in the nearby ravines and play soccer.
Farm Bureau Award
Chris Fesko received the 2016 New York Farm Bureau Distinguished Service to Agriculture Award.