Sarah Gardner

Sarah Gardner (producer) teaches planning and policy at Williams College and is the Associate Director of the Center for Environmental Studies. Her areas of research and teaching include land use, urban planning, local politics, agriculture and food systems, renewable energy and climate change. She has led many research projects about agriculture both in New England and Eleuthera, Bahamas. Sarah is a co-chair of the Williamstown Agricultural Commission and a board member of Berkshire Grown. Sarah was instrumental in proposing and passing the Williamstown Right to Farm bylaw. She was been the leader of the North Berkshire Keep Farming project, a three-year research initiative. Sarah is a graduate of Smith College, she holds a Masters in Public Policy from Columbia University, and a Ph.D. in Political Science from the City University of New York. She has made two short films about tourism and farming in Eleuthera.