Heidi joined the OSU Extension Metro-area Small Farms Program in 2012. She coordinates educational events for beginning and small-scale farmers, manages the NWREC Learning Farm, and participates in on-farm research projects. Heidi has a BS in Horticulture from Michigan State University and over 20 years of experience working in agriculture; on orchards, vegetable farms, University research labs and in Extension education. Heidi’s areas of interest include: small-scale fruit and vegetable production, integrated pest management and beginning farmer education. She is an apple fanatic and enjoys introducing people to their new favorite apple.