Meghan Giroux

Meghan is an agroforestry researcher and practitioner with nearly two decades of experience growing perennial crops in agricultural and nursery settings. Her graduate research sought to understand the barriers to adopting agroforestry in northeastern North America.  With support from the USDA and the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets, Meghan is developing a 23ha farm to demonstrate the usefulness of agroforestry and associated land-use practices. Meghan is the founder and director of Interlace Commons, a nonprofit dedicated to promoting the adoption of land-use practices that address climate change and land degradation and move toward resilient, biodiverse landscapes that enhance rural livelihoods. She is currently a Climate Adaptation Fellow.