Department: Horticulture

Susan Clark

SusanClarkAssociate professor
Director, Civic Agriculture and Food Systems
Department of Horticulture

Expert in nutrition and hunger in the population and civic agriculture

sfclark@vt.edu
540-231-8768
http://www.hort.vt.edu/People/Clark.html

Expertise

  • Sustainable food systems
  • Community development
  • Civic agriculture
  • Community food security
  • Local food systems

David Close

Dave CloseMaster Gardener Extension specialist
Department of Horticulture

Expert in urban forestry; the Master Gardener program; urban nutrient management

dclose@vt.edu
540-231-4026
http://www.hort.vt.edu/People/Close.html

Expertise

  • Volunteer leadership
  • Master Gardener program
  • Firewise landscaping
  • Wildland-urban Interface
  • Urban agriculture
  • Community gardening
  • Urban nutrient management

Alex Hessler

Alex HesslerDirector of Sustainable Food Systems
Department of Horticulture

Expert in organic vegetable production and sustainable food systems

hessler@vt.edu
540-231-0834
http://www.hort.vt.edu/People/Hessler.html

Expertise

  • Sustainable food production
  • Sustainable food systems
  • Sustainable agriculture
  • Alternative agriculture
  • Virginia Tech campus food
  • Kentland Farms