SUNY Cortland Garden Advisory Committee

SUNY Cortland Garden Advisory Committee Responsibilities

  • Create and help maintain gardens and edible landscaping in consultation with Facilities Management.
  • Integrate garden and edible landscaping planning into the College’s Sustainability, Climate Action, and Facilities Master Plans in consultation with Facilities Management.
  • Coordinate educational programs around the topics of gardens and edible landscaping.
  • Facilitate educational use of college gardens in classroom activities, service learning, and interactions with the community.
  • Organize faculty, staff, students, and community members to assist with gardening.
  • Coordinate the College's Bee Campus USA activities.

Intern For Us

The Committee will attempt to fund and hire a paid intern each growing season to help with the Model Gardens. Responsibilities will include:

  • Publicize the Garden
  • Hold educational programs
  • Coordinate volunteers
  • Maintain the Garden

Committee Members

Jeremy Zhe-Heimerman, Committee Chair: Coordinator of Assistive Technology and Test Administrative Services

Zachary Allen: Student, Outdoor Recreation Major

Sarah Beshers: Associate Professor, Health

Daniel Dryja: Head Grounds Supervisor

Andrea Hart: Nutritionist, Auxiliary Services Corporation

David Horrocks: Assistant Director, Building and Ground Services

Michael Hough: Lecturer, Biological Sciences

Beth Klein: Professor, Childhood/Early Childhood Education and Campus Sustainability Coordinator

Jennifer Kronenbitter: Associate Director, Library