Please join us for the Annual Massachusetts Undergraduate Research Conference!
Stockbridge School of Agriculture Students Presenting
Ian Back – Permaculture Anonymous: By Dirt we Live, By Dirt we Die
Aaron (Gabe) Benton – Evaluation of Growth Media for Growing Vegetable Crops Hydroponically
Molly Bajgot – Nuestras Raices and UMass Service Learning: a Partnership
Kailey Burke – Farm-to-Restaurant: Exploring the Direct Wholesale Market
Aaron Drysdale – The Amherst Sharing Garden: a cooperative and educational community garden space
Catherine Elliott – Food For All: Designing and Maintaining a Community Donation Garden
Leigh-Ellen Figueroa – The Children’s Garden Project: Implementing Sustainability Education Training for Childcare Professionals
Tabbitha Greenough – Contain Yourself – Found, Repurposed, and Alternative Materials and Methods for Apartment Gardening
Lillian Israel – Breeding for Economic Resilience: Late Blight Resistance in Tomatoes
Eli Kessing – Cultivating Green Minds: Researching and Designing Curricula for Elementary Sustainable Education
Rebecca Larris – A Budding Industry: How Green is Medicinal Marijuana?
Breanna Murphy – Building Your Own Home Apothecary
Elisheva Neffinger – Efficacy of Whole Plant Artemisia annua Malaria Treatment
Hannah Perkins – Fine Dining in the Wilderness
Alissa Petito – Essential Oils and Their Ethnobotanical Uses: Extraction, Preparation, and Application For Healing
Walter Poulson – Potential of Student Managed Agriculture at Hampshire College
Hannah Sadosky – For Bee’s sake! Plant a flower garden!
Shannon-Marie Scott – The Farm to School Movement
Nicolle Taniuchi – Natural, Holistic and Sustainable Approaches to Beekeeping
Max Traunstein – Building a partnership between Blue Star Equiculture, the Student Farming Enterprise, and the Agricultural Learning Center at UMass Amherst
Kyle Vahjen – Rocket Power: A Study in DIY Draft Induction Stoves and Thermal Mass Heaters
Each student developed a poster presenting the results of their research. Please stop by any time between 4:15pm and 5:15pm to support our students!