Sarah was born in Bennington Vermont and spent the majority of her childhood growing up in West Rupert, Vermont. She met her husband at the Bennington bowling alley when she was 15 years old.
Upon graduating high school from Salem, New York Sarah began attending college in Jacksonville, North Carolina. As her family grew to include her two sons Gavin and Bryson and her daughter Iris, her passion for growing their own food sustainably also grew. She currently runs their farm Harwood Homestead full-time where they primarily raise pasture-raised eats including pork, chicken, beef and turkey.