University of Vermont

cals
College of
Agriculture and Life Sciences

Department of Plant and Soil Science

Undergraduate Alumni

  • add alt tagTaylor Acquaviva
    Plant and Soil Science
    Class of 2013
  • Taylor works at Livewater Farm and Dairy in Westminister Vermont.

  • add alt tagSarah and Rob Ard
    Plant and Soil Science
    Class of 2007
  • Sarah (White) Ard is a teacher of agricultural science at Minuteman Regional High School located in Lexington, MA, Rob Ard is a grower for Mahoney's Garden Center in MA.

  • add alt tagShane Audette
    Plant and Soil Science
    Class of 2003
  • Shane works with PSS alum Matt Leonetti in Matt's business, Morning Dew Landscaping & Stonework LLC.

  • add alt tag Dylan Badger
    Sustainable Landscape Horticulture
    Class of 2011
  • Dylan is the owner of Ausable Brewing Company in Keeseville, NY. He works with his brother.

  • add alt tag Charlie Baldwin
    Sustainable Landscape Horticulture
    Class of 2006
  • Charlie is the Operations Supervisor for the Landscape Services Department at Boston College.

  • add alt tag Jerome Barner
    Environmental Science
    Class of 2011
  • Jerome is is a graduate student at SUNY- College of Environmental Science and Forestry.

  • add alt tag James Battin
    Sustainable Landscape Horticulture
    Class of 2007
  • James is the Managing Director of Mother Earth Organics in Portland, Oregon.

  • add alt tagCy Benoit
    Urban Forestry and Landscape Horticulture
    Class of 2002
  • Cy owns a land and forest management company in South Pomfret, VT, ArborScape.

  • add alt tagLindsay Blair
    Sustainable Landscape Horticulture
    Class of 2007
  • Lindsay is a Training Coordinator with the Land Trust Alliance Commission in Saratoga Springs, NY.

  • add alt tag Alissa Boochever
    Ecological Agriculture
    Class of 2015
  • Alissa is an Associate with The Trust for Public Land in San Francisco, CA.

  • add alt tag David Brault
    Sustainable Landscape Horticulture
    Class of 2009
  • David is the head grower at Bolton Farms in Hilton, NY., a hydroponic farm featuring salad greens, vegetables and herbs.

  • add alt tag Katherine Brewer
    Sustainable Landscape Horticulture
    Class of 2016
  • Katherine is working as a Plant Collections Inventory Specialist at Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA.

  • add alt tagPeter Brittain
    Urban Forestry and Landscape Horticulture
    Class of 2002
  • Peter is the Vice President of Coast Land Development in Chesterfield, NJ.

  • add alt tag Ben Brown
    Ecological Agriculture
    Class of 2008
  • Ben runs Haymaker Poultry Co. on Sonny's Farm in Cedar, MI. Sonny's Farm was purchased by the Conservancy whose goals are to see agriculture revitalized.

  • add alt tagAlison (Bucholz) Ellis
    Plant and Soil Science
    Class of 2001
  • Alison owns and operates Floral Artistry by Alison Bucholz out of Jericho, Vermont.

  • add alt tag Brett Bullock
    Sustainable Landscape Horticulture
    Class of 2002
  • Brett is a 6th generation farmer in Cream Ridge,NJ. He has combined his love of farming and beer in a new business  "Screamin' Hill Brewery"

  • add alt tagHenry Cammack
    Ecological Agriculture
    Class of 2013
  • Dairy Herd Manager at Bread and Butter Farm, Shelburne, VT.

  • add alt tagChristina Castegren
    Plant and Soil Science
    Class of 2001
  • Christina is the owner and winemaker of Fresh Tracks Farm based out of Berlin, Vermont.

  • add alt tag Mclain Cheney
    Sustainable Landscape Horticulture
    Class of 2011
  • McLain is the head brewer at Half Full Brewery in Stamford, CT

  • add alt tag Dan Cleary
    Sustainable Landscape Horticulture
    Class of 2009
  • Dan Cleary founded and owns EcoGardens Landscaping, LLC in Philadelphia, PA.

  • add alt tag Erin Cody
    Urban Forestry and Landscape Horticulture
    Class of 2002
  • Erin earned a Masters of Educational Psychology at University of Colorado and now teaches kindergarten at St. Anne's Episcopal School in Denver.

  • add alt tag Eli Coniglio
    Sustainable Landscape Horticulturee
    Class of 2016
  • Eli is a designer/estimator for Northwest Landscape Services in Seattle, Washington

  • add alt tag Ben Crockett
    Ecological Agriculture
    Class of 2009
  • Ben is a Site Manager | Hudson Valley Farm Business Incubator for Glynwood Farm in New Paltz, NY.

  • add alt tag John Davis
    Sustainable Landscape Horticulture
    Class of 2015
  • John is working for Evergreen Gardens in Waterbury Center, VT.

  • add alt tagMatthew Dees
    Plant and Soil Science
    Class of 2001
  • Matt, a talented winemaker at Jonata, an estate in California's Santa Ynez Valley, helps them build a portfolio to make the wine world take notice.

  • add alt tag Ben Dobrowski
    Sustainable Landscape Horticulture
    Class of 2011
  • Ben  is a farmer at the Green Hill Collective Farm in Warner, NH. They specialize in heirloom vegetables, mushrooms and herbs.

  • add alt tag Shelby Doggett
    Ecological Agriculture
    Class of 2015
  • Shelby works with the Green Design Lab and is Urban Farm Director for an after-school program for teens in Woonsocket, RI.

  • add alt tag Connor Eaton
    Ecological Agriculture
    Class of 2013

    Connor is a graduate student at UNH pursuing a Master's degree.  He is studying spinach in high tunnel greenhouses in winter and high tunnel tomatoes in summer.

  • add alt tag Derrek Eckhardt
    Sustainable Landscape Horticulture
    Class of 2010
  • Derrek is an arborist for the Burlington Department of Parks and Recreation.

  • add alt tag Sam Fellows
    Sustainable Landscape Horticulture
    Class of 2011
  • Sam is the operations manager for Ambler Design in Stowe, Vermont and is involved with all aspects of this "design/build" business.

  • add alt tag Mark Finch
    Sustainable Landscape Horticulture
    Class of 2006
  • Mark Finch is a Golf course manager at Stowe Mountain Golf Club.

  • add alt tag Peter Follett
    Plant and Soil Science
    Class of 1980
  • After UVM, Peter went to graduate school and obtained his Ph.D. in entomology. Since '97, Peter has been an entomologist with the USDA-ARS in Hilo, Hawaii.

  • add alt tag Rebecca Frye
    Ecological Agriculture
    Class of 2013
  • Becky is a Greenhouse Manager at River Run Farm in Sequim, Washington

  • add alt tag Graham Glauber
    Sustainable Landscape Horticulture
    Class of 2012
  • Graham founded his own company, Guard Hill Landscapes, in Bedford, NY.

  • add alt tag Hunter Gomez
    Sustainable Landscape Horticulture
    Class of 2011
  • Hunter Gomez works at Landshapes in Burlington, VT.  He assists with all aspects of their landscape designs and installations.

  • add alt tag Claybrook Griffith
    Sustainable Landscape Horticulture
    Class of 2004
  • Clay owns and operates, Long Leaf Landscaping, LLC in New Haven, VT and is a member of Green Works (Vermont Nursery & Landscape Association).

  • add alt tag Kristof Grina
    Ecological Agriculture
    Class of 2012
  • Kristof is the Co-founder and Farm Director of Up Top Acres in Washington DC. Their goal is converting neglected spaces into productive farmland, they were recognized by Forbes in 2017 as the top "30 under 30" in the Social Entrepreneurs category.

  • add alt tag Kaitlin Harris
    Sustainable Landscape Horticulutre
    Class of 2009
  • Kaitlin Harris is the Director of The Youth Garden Project in Moab, Utah. The Youth Garden Project teaches students between 6 - 11 yrs. old all aspects of gardening.

  • add alt tagTravis Hart
    Plant & Soil Science
    Class of 1999
  • Travis owns the Vermont Vermont Chiropractic and Sports Therapy located in Hinesburg and Williston, VT.

  • add alt tag Samuel Hoadley
    Sustainable Landscape Horticulture
    Class of 2012
  • Samuel Hoadley is employed as a horticulturist at Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania.

  • add alt tag Phil Hoban
    Plant and Soil Science
    Class of 2005
  • Phil Hoban is the superintendent at the Golf Club at Gray's Crossing in Lake Tahoe, CA. Photo courtesy of Elevated Image Photography.

  • add alt tagMichael Huck
    Sustainable Landscape Horticulture
    Class of 2006
  • Michael Huck is Director of Horticulture at Champlain Orchards in Shoreham, VT.

  • add alt tagSarm Hughes
    Ecological Agriculture
    Class of 2013
  • Sam will be pursuing a Master's degree in aquaculture at the University of Rhode Island in fall of 2017

  • add alt tag Joseph Ibrahim
    Plant and Soil Science
    Class of 2003
  • Joe Ibrahim is a Senior Winemaker with Ernest & Julio Gallo Wines in California. He is in charge of grape to bottle production for Gallo's entire sparkling wine portfolio which is about 5 million cases per year.

  • add alt tagMark Jenkins
    Sustainable Landscape Horticulture
    Class of 2009
  • After graduation, Mark worked for Sav-A-Tree, an environmentally-focused tree and lawn service. On the side, Mark started a trail mix business. His product is now sold in Whole Foods stores and Mark works fulltime for his business, Lakeside Maple Trailmix.

  • add alt tagDana Jokela
    Ecological Agriculture
    Class of 2009
  • Dana is studying for his MS in horticulture and sustainable agriculture at Iowa State University.

  • add alt tagSilvia Jope-Dalinghaus
    Urban Forestry and Landscape Horticulture
    Class of 2003
  • Silvia owns Old World Garden Design, LLC where she is a landscape designer and consultant in this local Burlington, Vermont business.

  • add alt tagRichie Kaknes
    Sustainable Landscape Horticulture
    Class of 2008
  • Richie owns Kaknes Landscape and Patio Supply in Salisbury, MA, with a specialty in stonework.

  • add alt tag Donald Keith
    Self Designed Major, Sustainable Landscape Design
    Class of 2015
  • Donald is the owner of Vermont Land Group LLC., a landscape design and installation company in Woodstock, VT.

  • add alt tagEoin Kenny
    Ecological Agriculture
    Class of 2014
  • Eoin Kenny is a consultant for BSM lean consulting based out of Galway, Ireland. He helps improve laboratory operations for agricultural and pharmaceutical companies around the world.

  • add alt tagSarah Kresock
    Sustainable Landscape Horticulture
    Class of 2013
  • Sarah is pursuing a Masters in Landscape Architecture at the Boston Architectural College beginning in 2015.

  • add alt tagSarah Lade
    Sustainable Landscape Horticulture
    Class of 2007
  • Sarah is the co-owner of Yard to Table, LLC in Wilton, CT where she creates and maintains sustainable and edible landscapes.

  • add alt tagMike Lamb
    Ecological Agriculture
    Class of 2011
  • Mike is is a cellar specialist at Joseph Phelps Vineyards in Freestone,CA. Prior to this, Mike held similar positions at Capel Vale Wines in Western Australia and Delegat's Wine Estate in New Zealand.

  • add alt tagMichelle Langone
    Sustainable Landscape Horticulture
    Class of 2013
  • Michelle is a Landscape Designer at Poundridge Nurseries, Inc. in Pound Ridge, NY.

  • add alt tagTaylor Lawrence
    Sustainable Landscape Horticulture
    Class of 2013
  • Taylor Lawrence is a greens supervisor at The International Golf Resort in Bolton, MA.

  • add alt tag Amanda (Lefebvre) Gervais
    Sustainable Landscape Horticulture
    Class of 2001
  • Amanda owns Savage Gardens farm in North Hero, VT. Savage Gardens has been in operation since 2005.

  • add alt tagMatthew Leonetti
    Sustainable Landscape Horticulture
    Class of 2003
  • Matt is a Vermont Certified Horticulturist and owns Morning Dew Landscaping & Stonework LLC in Jeffersonville, Vermont.

  • add alt tag Nick Lorenz
    Sustainable Landscape Horticulture
    Class of 2012
  • Nick and his brother started Nectar Creek Honeywine pursuing a dream to continue the brewing heritage of the Pacific Northwest.

  • add alt tag Craig Morrill
    Ecological Agriculture
    Class of 2013
  • Craig works for the Vermont Department of Health and is pursuing a Master's degree in Public Health at The University of Vermont.

  • add alt tag Zachary Noel
    Ecological Agriculture
    Class of 2014
  • Zachary is studying for a Ph.D. degree at Michigan State University in Plant Pathology, with a specialization in Ecology, Evolutionary Biology, and Behavior.

  • add alt tag Graham Ollard
    Plant and Soil Science
    Class of 2006
  • Graham works for Hollingberry & Son, Inc. in Yakima, WA. He is a distributor of hops.

  • add alt tag Oakley Payne-Meyer
    Sustainable Landscape Horticulture
    Class of 2013
  • Oakley works with his father at Creative Landscapes in Putney, VT

  • add alt tag Eva Pratt
    Sustainable Landscape Horticulture
    Class of 2016
  • Eva is working on her Master's degree at Washington-Alexandria Architecture Center, Virginia Tech

  • add alt tag Janine Provenzano
    Sustainable Landscape Horticulture
    Class of 2014
  • Janine works at Botanical Developments, LLC, in Oregon providing landscape services and habitat restoration as a foreman.

  • add alt tag Evan Reiss
    Ecological Agriculture
    Class of 2009
  • Evan Reiss is co-owner of Mountain Home Farm in Tunbridge, VT

  • add alt tag Jackson Renshaw
    Ecological Agriculture
    Class of 2012
  • Jackson works at Bon Me, a very popular food truck in Boston. He stared Fresh Food Generation, a food truck to serves low-income neighborhoods of Boston healthy meals.

  • add alt tag Todd Romanchek
    Sustainable Landscape Horticulture
    Class of 2010
  • Todd works at The Grass Gauchos with PSS alum and owner, Josh Typrowicz-Cohen.

  • add alt tagSam Rowley
    Plant and Soil Science
    Class of 2003
  • Sam is a horticulture instructor at the Windham Regional Career Center in Brattleboro, VT.

  • add alt tagIsaac Sacca
    Plant and Soil Science Self Designed Major
    Class of 2016
  • Issac is the owner, operator of The Vermont Tree Company, LLC

  • add alt tagJake Seymour
    Sustainable Landscape Horticulture
    Class of 2013
  • Jake is a Xeriscape landscape designer in the Department of Water Conservation in Aurora, Colorado.

  • add alt tagJason Shattie
    Plant & Soil Science
    Class of 2001
  • Jason started in 2009 as the grounds manager of the Burlington Country Club in Burlington, Vermont.

  • add alt tag:=Mollie Silver
    Plant & Soil Science
    Class of 2010
  • Mollie is back in VT and working for a new ag start up in Middlebury called Seedsheets

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  • add alt tagPat Smerczynski
    Ecological Agriculture
    Class of 2014
  • Pat earned his Master's degree from Duke University School of Forestry and now is a natural resource consultant for Landvests timberland division.

  • add alt tag Devon Snyder
    Environmental Science
    Class of 2011
  • Devon is a crew lead for AmeriCorps. She works in Nevada doing vegetation/riparian monitoring.

  • add alt tagRobin Sorrel
    Sustainable Landscape Horticulture
    Class of 2006
  • Robin is a Gardens Assistant at the Arboretum at Flagstaff.

  • add alt tagJacob Suissa
    Self Designed Major, Plant and Soil Science
    Class of 2016
  • Jacob is pursuing a Ph.D. at Harvard University in the Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology

  • add alt tag Kyle Trzaskos
    Plant and Soil Science
    Class of 2003
  • Kyle is the Senior Project Manager for McDonald and Sons Golf Course Renovators in Jessup, Maryland.

  • add alt tag Kate Turcotte
    Ecological Agriculture
    Class of 2009
  • Kate is the Head Cheese Maker and Operations Manager at Shelburne Farms.

  • add alt tagJosh Typrowicz-Cohen
    Sustainable Landscape Horticulture
    Class of 2010
  • Josh is the owner of The Grass Gauchos, LLC. His business does lawn maintenance, landscaping and stonework in Chittenden County, VT. 

  • add alt tagBrian Vaughan
    Urban Forestry & Landscape Horticulture
    Class of 1999
  • Brian owns and operates Vaughan Landscape & Design based out of Williston, Vermont.

  • add alt tagAdam Wheeler
    Urban Forestry & Landscape Horticulture
    Class of 2002
  • Adam is a propagation and plant development manager at Broken Arrow Nursery in CT.

  • add alt tagDerek Williams
    Ecological Agriculture
    Class of 2008
  • Derek is Assistant Director of Adult Education at River Valley Technical Center in Springfield, VT.

  • add alt tag Zoe (Wilmerding) Wainer
    Plant & Soil Science
    Class of 2001
  • Zoe is the live-goods buyer at Gardener's Supply.

  • add alt tag Bobby Young
    Ecological Agriculture
    Class of 2008
  • Bobby Young is the Food Hub Operations Coordinator at the Intervale Center. He oversees produce receiving, packing CSA shares and distribution.

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