Floreal CrubaughMidwest Farmland Coordinator
Floreal coordinates and provides administrative support for AFT’s land protection efforts through the Wisconsin Farmland Protection Partnership. Before joining AFT, she worked for USDA-ARS studying pollinator-plant interactions in alfalfa. As a graduate student, she interned with Southern Driftless Grasslands and engaged landowners in pollinator conservation. Her passion for sustainable agriculture blossomed during her tenure as Garden Manager of the Sustainable Lawrence University Garden, where she implemented a managed grazing program for goats and oversaw a small apiary. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Lawrence University with a specialization in pollinator ecology and soil microbiology and completed her Master’s at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.