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A Sampling of Alumni Careers in Agriculture and Related Fields

Marada Cook 03S: co-owner and manager of Crown O’Maine Organic Cooperative

Ben Grosscup 03F: extension event organizer and summer conference coordinator, NOFA Massachusetts (Northeast Organic Farming Association)

Doug Ginn 97F: American artisan cheese, Twin Maple Farms in Ghent, NY

Gary Hirshberg 72F: CE-Yo of Stonyfield Farm, the world’s leading organic yogurt producer, author of Stirring It Up: How to Make Money and Save the World

Nancy Hirshberg 82F: vice president of natural resources, Stonyfield Yogurt

Ben James 97F and Oona Coy 96F: Town Farm in Northampton, MA

Patricia Klindienst 71F: author of The Earth Knows My Name: Food, Culture, and Sustainability in the Gardens of Ethnic America

Stephen McDonnell 75S: CEO and founder, Applegate Farms, Inc., producer of organic and natural meats and cheeses

Tobin Porter-Brown 05F: co-manager of Book and Plow Farm, a recently launched project of Amherst College

Desiree Robertson-Dubois 93F and Jesse A. Robertson-Dubois 93F: Holiday Farm in Dalton, MA

Eric Toensmeier 90F: permaculture, coauthor Edible Forest Gardens, author Perennial Vegetables

Tom 75F and Denise Warren 76F: Stone and Thistle Farm in East Meredith, NY

Tim Wilcox 01F: Kitchen Garden Farm in Sunderland, MA


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