Meet the Garden Employees

Jared RubinsteinJared Rubinstein – Manager

Jared Rubinstein graduated from Grinnell College in 2010 with a B.A. in history.  He spent the next few years working in environmental education and ecological restoration in Oregon, organic agriculture in Washington, and agricultural education and greenhouse management in Minnesota.

In 2015, he began a Master’s degree in Applied Plant Sciences at the University of Minnesota.  In addition to managing the Display and Trial Garden, Jared is a member of the Rogers’ Lab and is conducting experiments on the possibility of using mycorrhizal fungi to improve organic strawberry production in Minnesota.


The Display and Trial Garden is hiring two student gardeners for Summer 2016.