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Jennifer Werlin

Jennifer Werlin

Extension Educator, Community Food Systems



Mailing Address

University of Idaho Extension, Teton County
235 S. 5th St. E.
Driggs, ID 83422

Jennifer provides educational programs associated with enhancing local agriculture, community food systems and 4-H Youth Development. Her interests include healthy seasonal cooking, gardening, season extension, food security and permaculture design.

M.S., University of Idaho, 2006
B.A., Colorado State University, 2002

  • Community food systems
  • Small farms
  • Community development

  • Hamilton, M.B., J. Werlin, G. Austin. 2019. Season Extension for High-Altitude, Short Growing Seasons. University of Idaho. UI Bulletin 936.
  • Mayes, I., A. Agenbroad, L. Golden, S. Graf, J. Jensen, J. Werlin, and M. Young. Sustainable Small Acreage Farming in Idaho: Finding and Evaluating Land, University of Idaho. UI Bulletin 932. 
  • Farley, Jennifer E. 2006. Bringing Sustainable Food into Youth Outdoor Education. M.S. Thesis, University of Idaho.117 pages.

Impact statements

  • Werlin, J.F. Personal Column Communication Award, Western Region Finalist, National Association of County Agriculture Agents, 2020
  • Mayes, I., A. Agenbroad, C. DePhelps, L. Golden, M. Hamilton, J. Jensen, S. Newman, K. Painter, J. Werlin. National Runner Up, Excellence in Teamwork Award, Cultivating Success Idaho, National Association of Natural Resource and Community Development Extension Professionals, 2019
  • Agenbroad, A., C. DePhelps, L. Golden, M. Hamilton, J. Jensen, I. Mayes, S. Newman, S., K. Painter, R. Ruiz, A. Snyder, E. Stachowski, J. Werlin, C. Williams, and M. Young. National
  • Winner, National Association of County Agriculture Agents, Learning Module for Starting your Sustainable Small Farm, 2018
  • Werlin, J.F. and D. Self. National Winner, National Network for Sustainable Living Education (NNSLE) Green Ribbon Sustainability Award for Poster “Building rural social capital, community food system resilience, and economic development opportunities through the Teton Valley Kitchen Incubator,” Community Development Society/National Association of Community Development Extension Professionals Conference, Big Sky, Montana, 2017

University of Idaho Extension

Physical Address:
E. J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory, Room 52
606 S Rayburn St.
Moscow, ID

Mailing Address:
University of Idaho Extension
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2338
Moscow, ID 83844-2338

Phone: 208-885-5883

Fax: 208-885-6654


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