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Shawn Jadrnicek

Associate Extension Agent, Agriculture and Natural Resources
A photo of Shawn Jadrnicek in a greenhouse. He is wearing a light purple shirt and a brimmed hat.
3738 Brambleton Ave SW
Roanoke, VA 24018


Shawn Jadrnicek has nourished his interest in agriculture through his work as a farmer, nurseryman, extension agent, arborist, landscaper, manager of Clemson University’s Student Organic Farm and manager of Wild Hope Farm. From his earliest experiments with no-till farming in the Santa Cruz Mountains of California to his highly functional bio-integrated designs in the Southeast, Shawn has learned how to cultivate food in a variety of climates and landscapes over 25 years of working with the land.  A snapshot of his knowledge is available in his book The Bio-Integrated Farm.