Faces of Extension

“What I find rewarding in my role as an Extension Educator is working with stakeholders to not only address barriers they encounter but to create resources to better inform various audiences,” Anoushka says, one of our Connecticut Sea Grant educators that specializes in seaweed. Learn more at https://seagrant.uconn.edu/.



Meet Shuresh Ghimire, one of our Integrated Pest Management (IPM) educators. Shuresh works with our vegetable crops and hemp programs. “I love to walk in fields with farmers to monitor crops or the site. I enjoy connecting with new farmers,” he says.┬áLearn more about his work at s.uconn.edu/ipm




My name is Umekia “Mickey” Taylor and I love to help people learn to make healthy food choices and be at their best health. Food is always a big part of family gatherings, holdiays, and cookouts. One general tip we offer is to include a variety of foods from “My Plate” guidelines as well as a rainbow of colors for fruits and vegetables. Learn more at efnep.uconn.edu.