Project collaborators at the Glynwood Center for Food and Farming, October 2023.

Project Director: Brigid Meints, Assistant Professor, Department of Crop and Soil Science, Oregon State University

Collaborating Scientists and Institutions

  • Dr. Julie Dawson, Associate Professor, Department of Horticulture, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Dr. Lucia Gutierrez, Associate Professor, Department of Agronomy, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Lane Selman, Assistant Professor of Practice, Oregon State University; Director, Culinary Breeding Network
  • Dr. Kevin Smith, Professor, Department of Agronomy and Plant Genetics, University of Minnesota
  • Dr. Mark Sorrells, Professor, Plant Breeding and Genetics Section, Cornell University

Key Personnel

  • Allison Krill-Brown, Academic Personnel, Department of Plant Sciences, UC Davis
  • Alyssa Hartman, Artisan Grain Collaborative
  • Alice Formiga, Assistant Professor of Practice, eOrganic Project Director, Oregon State University
  • Dr. Andrew Ross, Professor of Cereal Chemistry, Oregon State University
  • June Russell, Director, Regional Food Programs, Glynwood Center for Regional Food and Farming
  • Jordyn Bunting, Oregon State University Food Innovation Center

Current Graduate Students

  • Sydney Baumgardner, Oregon State University
  • Gopika Gopinathan, University of Wisconsin Madison
  • Siim Sepp, Cornell University

Project Alumni

  • Dr. Jorge Dubkovsky, Professor, Department of Plant Sciences, University of California Davis
  • Dr. Patrick Hayes, Professor, Department of Crop and Soil Science, Oregon State University
  • John Hawkins, University of Minnesota
  • Dr. James Hermes, Associate Professor of Animal Science, Oregon State University
  • Julianne Kellogg, Washington State University
  • Karl Kunze, Cornell University
  • Chris Massman, University of Wisconsin Madison
  • Swan Ray, University of Minnesota Extension
  • Cristiana Vallejos, Oregon State University

Regional Stakeholder Advisory Committee

  • James Henderson, Hummingbird Wholesale
  • Ron Silberstein, Admiral Maltings
  • Bethany Wallis, NOFA-NY Inc.
  • Sandy Boss Febbo, Bang Brewing
  • Dallas Glazik, RoseLee Farm
  • Charlie Brummer, UC Davis