Jae Gerhart, MS-A

Jae Gerhart

Department of Community Sustainability

CSUS - The economics of sustainable agricultural systems

Hometown:  Ann Arbor, MI USA

Advisor:  Dr. Phil Howard

Jae Gerhart is an M.S. student in Community Sustainability. She returns to school by way of MSU Extension, where she works as the Local Foods Coordinator for Washtenaw County. A farmer herself, her interests lie in the economics of sustainable agricultural systems and analyzing the externalized costs of the food supply chain at large. Prior to pursuing a master's degree, Jae earned a B.G.S. and a B.F.A. in Dance from University of Michigan. She also completed the Organic Farmer Training Program at the MSU Student Organic Farm.