William grew up in Houston, Texas. He received a bachelor’s degree from Tulane University while studying Anthropology and Geology. He loves to canoe and has spent most of the past two years working for a paddle swamp tour company based in New Orleans. He has also spent many summers taking youth on canoe trips in northern Minnesota. He enjoys spending time outside and expanding his knowledge of plants and fungus, as well as sharing the joy of the natural world with students. William looks forward to working with students on a farm to promote the importance of our natural world in relation to food production.