Eliza Hensel

Eliza Hensel

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Compost Systems Educator
Justin S. Morrill Hall of Agriculture


Eliza Hensel is a statewide Michigan State University Extension Compost Systems Educator located on campus at Michigan State University. Her role is to help the campus programs and provide composting resources to the state.

Eliza will serve as an aide to campus programs in the hopes of expanding composting practices here at MSU, as well as acting as an expert in the field to assist in statewide projects and programming. Her academic background is founded in seeking solutions to climate change through a community-based and entrepreneurial approach. She has worked with college programs, urban-agriculture businesses and she founded a compost non-profit program. She has also been featured on WEDU PBS and the Florida Discovery Channel to speak publicly about composting and young professionals in the agriculture industry. She attended Eckerd College in Saint Petersburg, Florida where she majored in both Environmental Studies and Animal Studies.