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Garry Stephenson

Dir-Ctr Sm Farms/Comm Food Sys (retired)
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Office: 541-737-5833

Crop Science Building

Crop Science Building 131

3050 SW Campus Way

3050 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

Garry is a Professor, Extension Small Farms Specialist and Director of the Center for Small Farms & Community Food Systems, an alternative farming program at Oregon State University that is striving to change the world through small scale organic/sustainable agriculture and local/regional food systems. He has over 30 years of experience collaborating with small farmers on educational programs and applied research. Over the years, his work has focused on supporting farmers markets, sustainable farming methods, beginning farmer education, and the production and policy needs of organic farmers.  His academic training includes graduate degrees in animal science and agricultural anthropology.

  • Organic and sustainable farming systems
  • Local and regional food systems
  • Farmers’ markets
  • Beginning farmer and rancher education