$10,000 winner

School: Cornell

Year: Sophomore

Major: Interdisciplinary Studies (focus on Sustainable Agriculture and Agriculture Sciences)

“Sustainable agriculture means that the farm is managed with consideration of the future. It is working toward a goal where the farm provides as much of its nutrients as possible, and where the farmer, the workers, the land and produce are part of a holistic system that balances the needs of each aspect of the agricultural system and business.”