Farm Education Manager, Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
Tim Wilson is a farmer and biologist from Illinois who has worked with different urban and rural communities to expand alternative agriculture enterprises and train new farmers. Tim has a Bachelor's degree in Agroecology from Sterling College in Vermont, and did his graduate work examining the effect of plant nutrition on a forest disease at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Tim has managed profitable vegetable production and community gardens in Chicago on city property since 2003. He moved and built gardens for free leases and utilities on abandoned lots as the Director of the Resource Center's City Farm for five years.