Directory

Directory

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Sallie Marston
CSGP Director & Course Instructor

Sallie Marston is a human geographer, a professor in the School of Geography and Development, and the director and co-founder of the UA Community and School Garden Program. Her academic work is located at the intersection of socio-spatial theory and collaborative politics for social change. She is particularly interested in how space, or sites... [more]

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Jessie Rack
SEEC Program Coordinator

Jessie received her Ph.D. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from the University of Connecticut. She has had a broad range of experiences in science and education, from researching larval salamander behavior to teaching children about nature in the forests of New England. A recent transplant to Arizona, Jessie works with the CSGP to develop... [more]

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Rebecca Renteria
GUEST Program Coordinator

Rebecca Renteria is a Tucson native, born and raised, with her ancestral roots here in the American Southwest and Northern Mexico. Her community work interests are in social justice issues related to food and community representation in historical dialogue. As program coordinator for the G.U.E.S.T. (Gardening and Urban Ecology Support for... [more]

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Moses Thompson
TUSD/UA School Gardening Coordinator

In 2006, Moses helped found the nationally recognized Manzo Ecology Program as a facet of his school counseling program utilizing the therapeutic nature of gardening to help meet the social and emotional needs of his students.  Moses’s work has been featured in British Journal of Medicine, National Geographic, School... [more]

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Rachel Wehr
Program Manager/Lead Field Coordinator

Rachel Wehr received her B.S. in Environmental Science from the University of Arizona. As an undergraduate, Rachel interned with the Community and School Garden Program (CSGP) where she got hooked on outdoor education. She has since served as a FoodCorps Service Member with Tucson Unified School District, delivering environmental and food... [more]