327 US Route 302
Berlin, VT 05641
||Director: Farm Viability and Farm Business Management Specialist||mark.cannellaREMOVETHISBEFORESENDING@uvm.edu||(802) 223-2389|
Mark is an Associate Professor with UVM Extension and the director of Agricultural Business Programs.
||Vermont Migrant Education Program Coordinator||erin.sheaREMOVETHISBEFORESENDING@uvm.edu||(802) 223-2389 x208|
I currently work for UVM Extension Agricultural Business program, focusing on business planning support for farm viability, clean water, and general agricultural business initiatives. I have been working in the fields of rural economic development, regenerative agriculture, water sanitation, and social entrepreneurship in a variety of capacities ever since my Peace Corps Volunteer experience began in Ecuador in 2005. I am particularly interested in supporting the agricultural communities of Vermont and Latin America. My ambition to continue to work in agriculture comes from my first job at 12 years old on a farm in Ohio, through several years working in greenhouse agriculture, to starting organic tomato and chicken enterprises in Ecuador and Guatemala. Prior to joining the UVM team, I was a digital marketing consultant for a variety of companies and I continue to support farmers in joining the digital economy.
Food Access and Nutrition
- Cooking / nutrition classes
- General food system education
- Farm to School programs
- Out of school programs
- Colleges / Universities
- Internship / Apprenticeship / Mentorship programs
Business Planning and Technical Assistance
- Feasibility and planning