Agriculture and Natural Resources Educator Maggie Rivera
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

Maggie is the Agriculture and Natural Resources Educator for Ohio State University in Summit County. Before working in Summit Count, she spent four years as the Educator in Cuyahoga County. Prior to working with OSU Extension, she directed the farm business and program for Refugee Response at the Ohio City Farm in Cleveland. She earned her BS in biology at John Carroll University with an environmental studies concentration, and MS in community-based food systems from Michigan State University in 2010. Maggie completed post-graduate internships on farms in Ohio and Vermont and she has worked on farms in Ireland.

A city girl born and raised, Maggie had the transformative experience of growing her own food and living off the land in Vermont. Maggie strives to bring this empowering experience to others through urban agriculture education and training.