University of Wisconsin–Madison

Leah Potter-Weight

Research Track under Professor Michael Bell x '19

After years working on organic farms, Leah now helps build pathways to success for beginning farmers interested in cultivating diverse, perennial systems. Through the Fruit and Nut Compass project, she is publishing a body of resources for such farmers including an economic decision-making tool, publications and videos on challenges and the principles of success, and research articles outlining socioeconomic forces in perennial agriculture.