Our Staff

Public Relations Manager

Jacob Grace

[email protected]   |  (608) 448-6432 ext. 205
Jacob plays a variety of roles within the Savanna Institute: hosting the Perennial AF podcast, contributing to the Grassland 2.0 initiative, and managing projects related to grazing, silvopasture, and public communications. Jacob joined the Savanna Institute after receiving master’s degrees in Agroecology and Life Science Communications from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Jacob grew up on a farm in northern Missouri where he helped his family raise native prairie plants and manage a rotationally-grazed cattle herd.
Jacob Grace - Staff Portrait

Resources by Jacob Grace

Podcast - Persimmons

Persimmons: Folklore, Fruit Exploring, and Genetics – with Eliza Greenman

Savanna Institute researcher Eliza Greenman describes her search for the best-tasting American persimmon cultivars, which involves box turtles, pudding competitions, indigenous plant breeding, extinct megafauna, missing research scientists, and more. Recorded at the 2023 Perennial Farm Gathering.