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Undergraduate Alumni

  • add alt tag Shane Audette
    Plant & Soil Science
    Class of 2003
  • Shane is an Environmental Technician II for the State of Vermont Air Pollution Control Division.

  • 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 Jerome Barner
    Environmental Science
    Class of 2011
  • Jerome is currently living in the Talkeetna mountains just outside of Palmer, AK and working as a winter caretaker in the mountains. He is applying to forestry programs for graduate school to begin Fall 2014.

  • add alt tag Lindsay Blair
    Sustainable Landscape Horticulture
    Class of 2007
  • Lindsay is a Program Associate with the Land Trust Accreditation Commission in Saratoga Springs, NY.

  • 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 in 2010. One of the Conservancy’s goals for the land was to see agriculture revitalized. To fulfill that goal, the Conservancy heard proposals from farmers interested in working the land and Ben's proposal was chosen.

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

  • add alt tag Christina Castegren
    Plant & 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 works for Aspen Brewing Company in Aspen, CO.

  • add alt tag Erin Cody
    Urban Forestry & Landscape Horticulture
    Class of 2002
  • Erin designs and installs landscapes for Custom Landscapes of Colorado.

  • Ben CrockettDan Cleary
    Sustainable Landscape Horticulture
    Class of 2009
  • Dan Cleary founded and owns EcoGardens Landscaping, LLC in Philadelphia, PA. EcoGardens Landscaping, LLC received the Best of Philly Landscaper Award 2013 by Philadelphia Magazine.

     

  • Ben Crockett Ben Crockett
    Ecological Agriculture
    Class of 2009
  • Ben is a partner at Wild Carrot Farm. This diverse, "almost full diet," enterprise is located in Brattleboro, VT. There they sell raw goat & cows' milk, and raise beef, pork, lamb, and pastured poultry to accompany the vegetable CSA offered by their partners.

     

  • add alt tag Matthew Dees
    Plant & 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 Peter Follett
    Plant & Soil Science
    Class of 1980
  • After UVM, Peter traveled and worked for a while then went to graduate school at Oregon State (M.S.) and North Carolina State (Ph.D.) in entomology. Since 1997, Peter have been an entomologist with the USDA-ARS in Hilo, Hawaii with research interests in postharvest entomology, biological control, IPM in macadamia nut and tropical fruits, and population genetics.

  • add alt tag Graham Glauber
    Sustsainable Landscape Horticulture
    Class of 2012
  • Graham founded his own company, Guard Hill Landscapes, based out of Bedford, New York. He performs a variety of landscape services including everything from artistic pruning and shaping, to the construction of edible gardens and perennials beds, and even invasive species identification and control.

  • add alt tag Kaitlin Harris
    Sustainable Landscape Horticulture
    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 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 & 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 tag Joseph Ibrahim
    Plant & Soil Science
    Class of 2003
  • Joe Ibrahim is currently a Senior Winemaker with Ernest & Julio Gallo Wines in California. He is in charge of the grape to bottle production for Gallo's entire sparkling wine portfolio which is about 5 Million cases a year. E & J Gallo is the largest family-owned winery in the U.S.

  • add alt tagDana Jokela
    Ecological Agriculture
    Class of 2009
  • After working for several years at Featherstone Fruits and Vegetables in Rushford, MN as their CSA Crop Production manager, Dana has started a Master's program in horticulture and sustainable agriculture at Iowa State University in 2013.

  • add alt tag Matthew Leonetti
    Sustainable Landscape Horticulture
    Class of 2003
  • Matthew s a Vermont Certified Horticulturist and runs his company, "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. Bridging the gap between horticulture, fermentation sciences and beekeeping the two brothers worked together to develop Nectar Creek.

  • add alt tag Graham Ollard
    Plant and Soil Science
    Class of 2006
  • Graham is an Agronomist at Agrimanagement, an independent crop consulting company that works with growers in eastern WA and northeast OR. He is involved in irrigation monitoring, IPM scouting, soil fertility sampling, nutrient management, and writes many associated recommendations. Graham holds a Washington State Commercial Consultant license and is a Certified Crop Adviser.

  • add alt tag Jackson Renshaw
    Ecological Agriculture
    Class of 2012
  • Jackson works at Bon Me, a very popular food truck in Boston. He is starting Fresh Food Generation, a food truck that serves low-income neighborhoods of Boston healthy meals. More information about Fresh Food Generation can be foud here.

     

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

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

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

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

  • add alt tag Zoe (Wilmerding) Wainer
    Plant & Soil Science
    Class of 2001
  • Zoe is the is the head gardener and children's educator for Vermont Botanical Garden in South Burlington, Vermont.

  • add alt tag Bobby Young
    Ecological Agriculture
    Class of 2008
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    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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