Dr. Danielle Treadwell received her M.S. and Ph.D. in Horticultural Sciences from North Carolina State University where she conducted her graduate research in organic vegetable systems. She is Associate Professor at the University of Florida in Gainesville with a state appointment of Extension specialist with research and Extension responsibilities for organic and sustainable vegetable production.. Her research is focused on the integration of summer and winter cover crops into farming systems to reduce off-farm inputs and enhance agro-ecological benefits. She provides programmatic leadership for Extension faculty, farmers, and other agriculture professionals in the following areas: Florida’s food system including Farm to School, organic farmers, and small, diversified farmers.