Vernon Grubinger

 I am the vegetable and berry specialist at the University of Vermont. I also serves as coordinator of USDA's Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education program (NE-SARE), which annually awards nearly $4 million in grants to researchers, educators and farmers across the 12 Northeast states. I also provides leadership to the eXtension Farm Energy community of practice.

Vern Grubinger

Areas of Expertise and/or Research

Commercial horticulture
Soil health
Organic and sustainable agriculture


  • Ph.D. Vegetable Crops, Cornell University
  • M.S. Agronomy, Cornell University
  • B.S. Plant and Soil Science, University of Massachusetts


  • (802) 257-7967
Office Location:

130 Austine Drive, Suite 300, Brattleboro, VT 05301-7040

Office Hours:

By Appointment