Liz is responsible for providing program resources and opportunities to connect youth and educators to issues in agriculture and natural resources in meaningful ways. Her NC 4-H Grow For It program is striving to grow a generation of youth interested in investigating plants, insects and soils through experiential projects that fosters curiosity and wonder, inspire critical thinking and problem solving, build a positive science self-concept, connecting kids to good food and nurturing environmental stewards of the land through farm, garden and nature programming.
M.S. Horticultural Science Michigan State University 2004
B.S. Horticultural Science Michigan State University 2001
- Removing the tension from extension , Journal of Extension (2012)
- Integrated extension programs in community gardening , Acta Horticulturae (2010)
- Impact evaluation of integrated Extension programs: lessons learned from the community gardening program. , Journal of Extension (2009)