About Us

We are researchers, educators, and specialists dedicated to improving health & well-being through productive and sustainable agricultural practices, resilient and diverse landscapes, and equitable food systems.

We strive to fulfill our land-grant mission by:

  • Inspiring and preparing students through a combination of science-based education, experiential learning, and community engagement;
  • Conducting relevant research to advance knowledge in agriculture, nutrition, and food systems; and
  • Addressing real-world challenges by engaging the local and global community.