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Steve Ventura

Steve Ventura

Expert in community food systems, land tenure, GIS, agricultural land management

Professor, environmental studies and soil science; Director, Land Tenure Center College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Nelson Institute of Environmental Studies Work: 608-262-6416 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Community and regional food systems
  • Silvopasturing and management of farmed woodlands
  • Land use planning and management
  • Urban agriculture education
  • Environmental impact analysis


  • Co-founder, Institute for Urban Agriculture and Nutrition