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Kim Niewolny, Assocaite Professor at Virginia Tech


Karen Jeannette

Military Families Updated: February 22, 2017

Karen Jeannette is the Social Media Strategist for the Military Families Learning Network.  She has explored and evaluated how new communication technologies...

Chrissa Carlson, University of Maryland Extension

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: February 10, 2017

Chrissa is the Smarter Lunchrooms Coordinator for University of Maryland Extension's Food Supplement Nutrition Education, Maryland's SNAP-Ed program....

Mary Ann McFarland, Virginia Tech, Virginia Cooperative Extension

Updated: February 09, 2017

Mary Ann McFarland is an Area Coordinator for Virginia Cooperative Extension’s (VCE) Family Nutrition Program (FNP). She has been working for VCE since 1996....

Darrin Karcher

Small and Backyard Flocks Updated: February 08, 2017

I am the Poultry Specialist at Purdue University. I work with backyard flocks and conduct research focused on laying hens and turkeys for the commercial...

Lauren Gabuzzi, Cornell University

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: January 23, 2017

Lauren is the Smarter Lunchrooms Movement Program Coordinator for Chicago Public Schools. In this capacity, she provides support to school meal programs that...

Kathy Burrill, Chisago Lakes Area Schools

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: December 13, 2016

Kathy Burrill is the food service director for Chisago Lakes Area Schools, located in Lindstrom, Minnesota.  She has been involved in student nutrition...

Brigitte Scott, Military Families Learning Network

Military Families Updated: December 09, 2016

Brigitte is the Program Development and Evaluation Specialist for the Military Families Learning Network (MFLN) and research faculty at Virginia Tech. She...

Tony Pescatore

Small and Backyard Flocks Updated: November 15, 2016

Anthony (Tony) Pescatore is an Extension Professor in the Department of Animal and Food Sciences at the University of Kentucky. Tony specializes in poultry...

Ronald Gardner, Cornell University

Updated: November 02, 2016

Ronald D. Gardner (Ron)He is a Senior Extension Associate at Cornell University in the Pesticide Management Education Program where his primary job is the...

Pam Bennett, Ohio State University Extension

Pam is an Associate Professor with The Ohio State University and serves as the State Master Gardener Volunteer Program Director.  She is also a Horticulture...

Gail Langellotto

Updated: August 18, 2016

Gail Langellotto is an Associate Professor of Horticulture at Oregon State University, where she also coordinates the statewide Extension Master Gardener...

John Orick, Purdue University

Updated: August 18, 2016

John Orick earned his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees from Purdue University in Turfgrass Science. John’s work experience includes nearly...

Terri James, Nebraska Extension

Extension Master Gardener Updated: August 17, 2016

Terri James is currently an Nebraska Extension Educator at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Department of Agronomy and Horticulture. Her duties with...

Pam Koch, Teachers College, Columbia University

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: August 17, 2016

Pam Koch is the Executive Director of the Laurie M. Tisch Center for Food, Education & Policy at the Program in Nutrition, Teachers College, Columbia...

Larry Smart, Cornell University

Farm Energy Updated: August 16, 2016

Larry Smart, a professor in Cornell University’s Department of Horticulture since July 2009, is a plant geneticist and physiologist who has been a leader of...

Amanda Mercer, Colorado Department of Education Office of School Nutrition

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: August 02, 2016

Amanda Mercer, MS, RD is the leader of the "Additional School Food Initiatives" content group. She is the Program Manager in the Colorado Department of...

Mary Peabody, University of Vermont Extension

Mary Peabody is a Community & Economic Development Specialist with University of Vermont Extension. She is passionate about working with small-scale farmers...

Beth Owens, MAg, University of Florida/IFAS Extension

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: June 23, 2016

Beth is the south Florida Farm to School and Farm to Community coordinator with the University of Florida/IFAS Extension Family Nutrition Program. The Family...

Matt Benson, USDA

Matt Benson is a program analyst at the USDA Food and Nutrition Service supporting the USDA Farm to School Program. He is housed within the Nutrition...

Shirley Vouris R.D., L.D.N., Chicago Partnership for Health Promotion

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: June 15, 2016

Shirley Vouris is a Registered Dietitian, Health Education- Cafeteria Promotion Program Coordinators for CPHP. Shirley has been with the organization for...

Martin Twer - Montana State University

Wood Energy Updated: May 16, 2016

Martin is the Montana State University Extension Forestry BioEnergy Associate Specialist, housed cooperatively at the University of Montana in the College of...

Shawna Hite, MPH, Ohio State University Extension

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: May 16, 2016

Shawna Hite, MPH is the Healthy People Program Specialist with The Ohio State University Extension, Family & Consumer Sciences. Shawna received her BA in...

David Just, PhD, Cornell University

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: April 15, 2016

 Dr. David R. Just is an expert in Behavioral Economics and National Program Co-Leader of the Healthy Food Choices in Schools Community of Practice.David...

Timothy Volk, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

Farm Energy Updated: April 12, 2016

Dr. Timothy Volk has more than 25 years of experience working in the fields of forestry, agroforestry, short-rotation woody crops, bioenergy, and...

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