Name: Ryan Neal
Title: Garden Educator
Location: Heifer Ranch in Perryville, Arkansas
How long have you worked for Heifer? I was a Heifer volunteer for one year and have been employed with Heifer for three years.
What attracted you to work for Heifer? I was raised in a farming community and I really wanted to do something in farming. I specifically wanted to learn how to run a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Program.
What has been the most memorable experience you have had while working for Heifer? I have two - the CSA deliveries and harvesting crops with the kids who visit Heifer Ranch.
My education includes: I have a Soil Science degree from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.
My hobbies include: Being outside, canoeing and bike riding.
My family consists of: Two brothers and one sister.
Something about me that you might not know: I married Mary Christine Coon, Program Educator for Heifer Village, in June 2011.
What is the best thing about working at Heifer Ranch? Working with the kids who visit the Ranch, meeting new volunteers and driving to Little Rock for the CSA deliveries.