Maria L Graziani, MBA

Extension Educator


Farm Business
Farm Financial Management
E-Commerce and Social Media for Farmers and Food Entrepreneurs
Business and Marketing Plan Development
Local Food Systems
Food Aggregation and Innovation Hubs







  • Beaver County

About Me

Maria Graziani is the new Farm Financial Management educator in Beaver County and serving Lawrence and Butler Counties as well. Maria comes to Penn State Extension with an MBA and background working with start-up, tech and food-centered businesses and organizations in the areas of financial analysis, budget planning, and developing efficient and improved cash flow management that works to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of financial reporting and ensure annual compliance. She has been an advocate of local food and farming for the past 10 years, wearing many hats over this time including, urban farmer, food-based entrepreneur, member of the Pittsburgh Food Policy Council and Advisory Board member of the Pittsburgh Urban Growers Co-op. She is excited to support Beaver, Butler and Lawrence County farmers in areas of farm financial health and entrepreneurship.


B.A. Urban Studies, University of Pittsburgh MBA, Carlow University