Student farmer awarded Switzer Fellowship

by ehightow — last modified Sep 27, 2012 09:15 AM

Photo by John Stumbos / UC Davis


Ildi Carlisle-Cummins, a UC Davis graduate student pursuing her passion for sustainable agriculture, has been awarded a $15,000 fellowship from the Robert and Patricia Switzer Foundation.

As part of her graduate studies, Carlisle-Cummins works on a chile pepper project at the UC Davis Student Farm to teach fellow students and the public about the importance of plant diversity and breeding.

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