Join in the action, stay connected and get involved to share your AGNR pride!
Welcome to the College of Agriculture & Natural Resources Alumni Network! Founded in 1973, the AGNR Alumni Network remains a vital partner for the College in the advancement of its strategic initiatives. The Alumni Network works to enhance student experiences, build professional networks, serve in communities and advocate for the college. Join us throughout the year at one of our many events and connect with us on social media platforms!
Check out our Alumni Programs in the options below to see how you can show your support for AGNR Terp businesses!
How-to Series by Alums for Alums
Join writer, recipe developer, future dietitian and food lover, Dena Gershkovich, for a conversation on how to menu plan and meal prep! Dena graduated in May 2020 with a B.S. in Dietetics and a B.A. in Journalism and is now a dietetic intern in New York City. Dena has a blog, The Artsy Palate, as well as a nutrition Instagram account (@theartsypalate) and Facebook page (@theartsypalate), where she shares original, healthy recipes as well as nutrition tips. Dena will be sharing some of her favorite recipes and tips for how to approach meal planning with us. There will also be time to ask Dena questions. You don't want to miss this!
Outdoor Landscapes for Bees
Learn more about choosing plants and ornamentals for your outdoor spaces to support the native bee population.
May: Sizzling Summer Scents with Flowers by Bauers
Designing fresh floral arrangement with Alums Richard & Charles Bauer of Flowers by Bauers an Alumni owned fresh flower grower in Harford County and full service florist.
June, July & August- Wine 101,2 & 3 with Terp Wineries & Joe Fiola
Check in with us to share professional and personal accomplishments so we can highlight your successes! Shoutouts will be shared via social and print media.
Send your Shoutout
Give a shout out to AGNR Alumni Businesses! Shop Local and Support our Fellow Terps! There’s never been a better time to support the Terp community and small businesses. Let us know about any AGNR alum-owned businesses we should spotlight by emailing email@example.com
Butler's Orchard (Ben '10, Tyler '08, Wade & Angela '78 Butler) - produce market & u-pick operation in Montgomery County, MD www.butlersorchard.com
Chesapeake Gold Farms (Amanda Heilman, '11, Animal & Avian Science) - dairy farm that produces cheese, butter and other dairy products in Cecil County, MD www.chesapeakegoldfarms.com
Delmarva Crop Queen (Amanda Heilman, '11, Animal & Avian Science)- online shop has been made to empower, praise, and Agvocate through the fashion and celebrate women in agriculture. www.shopdelmarvacropqueen.com
Larriland Farm (Guy Moore, Lynn Moore, 2016 Outstanding AGNR Meritorious Alumni)- pick your own fruit and vegetable family farm in western Howard County since 1973. www.pickyourown.com
Robin Hill Farm & Vineyards (Shelby Watson-Hampton, '07) - winery, vineyard and event barn in Prince George's County, MD www.robinhillfarmandvineyards.com
Rocky Point Creamery (Chuck Fry & Emily Snyder)- dairy farm with an ice cream shop and other farm raised products like cheese and meats. Located in Tuscaora, MD https://www.rockypointcreamery.com
Wright's Market (Charles Wright, IV Institute of Applied Agriculture)- produce farm, farm market, bakery & agro-tourism events. www.wrightsmarket.com
We add to this list weekly as the business is shared on our Facebook page.
Elizabeth O’Keefe, Amanda Heilman, Robert Miller, Curtis Bennett, Emily Snyder, Ryan MacDonald, and Shelby Watson-Hampton
Help further the college's strategic initiatives and fearless ideas through a gift to AGNR.
For information on how to become involved with the AGNR Alumni Network, please connect with Amanda Brown Clougherty, our alumni relations director, to make sure you stay connected to the college and are apprised of upcoming events and opportunities. She may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org