Danielle CrockerDanielle Crocker

Sustainable Agriculture Specialist
Appalachian Regional Office

Topic Areas: Business Planning, Marketing, Crops, Livestock, Local Foods, Pest Management, Policy, Soil Health

Specific Areas of Expertise: Agroforestry, silviculture, horticulture, high-value crops, aquaculture

Danielle Crocker has always had a passion for natural resources conservation. She has worked for the U.S Fish & Wildlife Service, National Park Service, North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission and USDA Farm Service Agency. As a first generation farmer, she’s applied her education and experiences to create a 100% woman owned farm. Her areas of specialization include agroforestry, silviculture, horticulture, floriculture, dairy goats, small fruits, and staying current in farm policy and opportunity.

Associate degree in Fish and Wildlife Management, Haywood Community College
Bachelor of Science in Forestry, Western Carolina University

Previous Experience:

Founder/Owner, 2015-Present
Pick Dee’s Berries @ Skydance Farm, Morganton, NC

Program Technician, 2023
USDA Farm Service Agency, Morganton, NC


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