Maud Powell

Personal Information

Maud PowellMaud has an M.A. from Antioch University Seattle in Environment and Community Studies, and received her B.A. from Swarthmore College in Comparative Religion. She runs the Small Farms program for Oregon State University in Jackson and Josephine counties. She and her husband have owned and operated Wolf Gulch Farm, a small diversified vegetable and seed farm, in the Little Applegate Valley, for fifteen years. Maud worked for ten years as the Project Manager for the Siskiyou Sustainable Cooperative, and currently coordinates their Community Supported Agriculture Program. Maud is passionate about reinvigorating rural communities by strengthening local economies and increasing food and fiber production.

Information About Organization

The goal of the Small Farms program is to improve the economic and environmental sustainability of small farms by employing appropriate scale production and marketing techniques.

The program works toward improving small farm horticultural production and small-scale livestock, poultry & forage production. Specialty, organic, pasture-raised and niche crop production is emphasized

Contact information

OSU Extension Small Farms

(541) 776-7371

569 Hanley Road

Central Point, OR 97502

http://extension.oregonstate.edu/sorec/