Mt. Cuba Center
Greenhouse and Nursery Manager
- For the past four years, has been leading development and design of new production facilities including building a new, energy neutral greenhouse range, head house and nursery growing areas.
- Oversees plant production for the center’s conservation partner organizations — outside groups who have requests for native plant propagation — propagating small numbers of rare species for conservation organizations.
Teenage Milkman: In high school, James competed nationally in a dairy foods competition through the National Future Farmers of America. The competition included tasting for milk defects, judging milking units and real versus artificial dairy product identification.
Podcast Pick: His favorite podcast is “Unlocking Us with Brené Brown.” He also likes her books “Dare to Lead” and “Atlas of the Heart.”