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JOHN MUNSELL
Project Director, Appalachian Beginning Forest Farmer Coalition Associate Professor and Forest Management Extension Specialist Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Areas of Expertise:
Silviculture, forest operations, landowner education and technical support,
culture and ethnography, agroforestry

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ERIC BURKHART
Program Director, Plant Science Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center, The Pennsylvania State University
Areas of Expertise:
Forest-grown labeling and certification, Mid-atlantic centered agroforestry, wild plant stewardship, medicinal forest plants, native plant horticulture, non-timber forest products, forest farming

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JEANINE DAVIS
Associate Professor and Extension Specialist, Department of Horticultural Science, North Carolina State University
Areas of Expertise:
Production and marketing of woodland botanicals, Forest farming, Forest medicinal plants in the Southeast, Non-timber forest products in the Southeast

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MARGARET BLOOMQUIST
Research Assistant, NC Alternative Crops and Organics, NCSU Dept. of Horticulture
Areas of Expertise:
Medicinal forest plants, supply chain of herbal raw materials support, marketing of medicinal forest plants, post-harvest handling and regulations of herbal raw materials

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JIM CHAMBERLAIN
Research Forest Products Technologist
Areas of Expertise:
Forest Farming of Non-Timber Forest Products with a focus on ramps, Forest Ecology, Forest Management, Economics of Non-Timber Forest Products, Edible and Medicinal Plant Production

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