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Heather E. Manzo

  • Extension Educator, Agricultural Entrepreneurship and Community Economic Development
Heather E. Manzo
The Penn State Center Pittsburgh
Energy Innovation Center Suite A
1435 Bedford Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Email:
Work Phone: 412-482-3458
Fax: 412-473-2768

Areas of Expertise

  • Local Food System Development
  • Value Chain Optimization
  • Farmers Market Development
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Enterprise Budgeting
  • Entrepreneurship Support
  • Urban Agriculture
  • Business and Marketing Plan Development
  • Agricultural Marketing
  • New Farmer Training
  • LEED project management
  • Organizational Sustainability

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Education

  1. M.Sc. Agroecology, Sustainable Systems
  2. B.S.B.A. Business Admin and Marketing
Heather Manzo, Penn State Extension Educator, specializes in food systems development and ag business development. She is a member of the Ag Entrepreneurship / Community Economic Development State Team, and provides technical assistance and educational workshops to individuals, businesses, organizations and community groups. She is Co-Founder and Chair of the Pittsburgh Food Policy Council, and works at the regional and national level on select USDA initiatives, and is a contributing member of several food system professional associations. She has a BSBA in Communications and Marketing and a M.Sc. in Sustainable Systems; Agroecology.