Stephanie Compton has joined the ACORN team to bring together fruit and berry growers, industry specialists, and informed consumers in this dynamic network. Stephanie’s diverse background in horticulture began with her early introduction in mixed vegetable production on her family farm. She graduated from the Nova Scotia Agricultural College (Dalhousie Faculty of Agriculture) in 2000 with a technical diploma in Landscape Horticulture, and in 2006 with her Bachelor of Science Agriculture – Plant Science major. Her working career expands across turfgrass production, ornamental horticulture, fruit and vegetable production. Previously she was the horticulturist for Vesey’s Seeds and has served Prince Edward Island farmers for three years as a PEI Department of Agriculture extension specialist for horticulture crops.
Currently, Stephanie contributes to her family farm, focused on lowbush blueberry production, pollination and sustainable land management. She is a partner in Island Gold Honey and an independent horticulture consultant.
Interested in joining or finding out more about the Fruit and Berry Network? Stephanie can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 902-676-2434. To read her latest e-newsletter, click here!