2013 Scholar

Henry A. Peller
Ohio State University

Henry A. Peller
Henry Peller is a farmer, activist, ecological designer, and community organizer at the Ohio State University. He is building a sustainable agriculture program at OSU and is the outreach and special projects coordinator at the student farm. He pursues interdisciplinary studies in geography, ecological engineering, art, planning, landscape architecture, and agriculture. Henry also travels regularly to Haiti to contribute to gardening efforts in slums and villages, where he is researching the intensifying economic and environmental crises facing marginalized peoples as well as strategies for more egalitarian, nourishing, and agroecologically resilient food futures. His other loves include sculpture, photography, reading, conversing, and working on the family farm.

How can you describe a weekend of student leaders from across the U.S. with an intense passion to change the world? The Orientation was a phenomenal experience to meet and build connections that I'm sure will last a lifetime.

Emily Bacha, 2009 Udall Scholar


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