In this episode of Voices from the Field, we meet up with one of NCAT’s newest sustainable agriculture specialists, Luz Ballesteros Gonzalez. In her conversation with colleague Robert Maggiani in the NCAT Southwest Regional Office in San Antonio, Texas, Luz explains how she decided on a career in sustainable agriculture. After initially setting out to study medicine, her interests in chemistry and environmental sciences led her to see the connections between health and food, agriculture, and community.
Environmental scientists, Luz says, are the “doctors of the Earth.”
- Texas Water Development Board
- University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
- Edinburg First United Methodist Church-University of Texas Sustainable Agriculture Community Garden
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