Please join us for the Stockbridge capstone class poster presentations!

Please join us for the Annual Massachusetts Undergraduate Research Conference!

ConferenceThe abstracts are posted here.

Stockbridge School of Agriculture Students Presenting

Ian BackPermaculture Anonymous: By Dirt we Live, By Dirt we Die

Aaron (Gabe) Benton –  Evaluation of Growth Media for Growing Vegetable Crops Hydroponically

Molly BajgotNuestras Raices and UMass Service Learning: a Partnership

Kailey Burke – Farm-to-Restaurant: Exploring the Direct Wholesale Market

Aaron DrysdaleThe 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 GreenoughContain 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 MurphyBuilding Your Own Home Apothecary

Elisheva NeffingerEfficacy of Whole Plant Artemisia annua Malaria Treatment

Hannah PerkinsFine Dining in the Wilderness

Alissa PetitoEssential Oils and Their Ethnobotanical Uses: Extraction, Preparation, and Application For Healing

Walter PoulsonPotential of Student Managed Agriculture at Hampshire College

Hannah Sadosky For Bee’s sake! Plant a flower garden!

Shannon-Marie ScottThe Farm to School Movement

Nicolle TaniuchiNatural, Holistic and Sustainable Approaches to Beekeeping

Max TraunsteinBuilding a partnership between Blue Star Equiculture, the Student Farming Enterprise, and the Agricultural Learning Center at UMass Amherst

Kyle VahjenRocket 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!