Marisa Lanker

Position title: Research Track under Professors Michael Bell and Valentin Picasso x '18

Marisa’s passion centers on how perennial and polyculture agriculture can empower sustainable livelihoods for small-holder and marginalized farmers, particularly in developing nations. She currently works with professors Valentin Picasso and Mike Bell to research the reality and outlook for farmers of growing the perennial grain, Kernza, in the U.S. Midwest and Uruguay.