Tad C. Cooke
University of Vermont
Tad is studying ecological systems design in order to pioneer more efficient, economically viable and environmentally regenerative means of producing food and energy on a variety of scales. He's engaged in several projects exploring bio-thermal heat for cold climate greenhouse production and food system sustainability. When not working with compost, Tad is an avid backcountry skier, whitewater paddling instructor, Wilderness EMT, and stonemason's apprentice.