Simone Shemshedini Gardener

Philadelphia, PA, USA and Ypsilanti, MI
botanyGardeninggrowing plantsTeamworktool knowledgetree care

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734. 244. 2322 // // 4680 Shellbark Drive Ypsilanti, MI 


Skilled in horticulture, gardening, and farming 

Background in botany, food systems, and sustainability

Experience working in a hoophouse and on a farm

Experience growing plants 

Knowledge in general maintenance and gardening tool usage

Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills



Gardening Club Facilitator with Bright Futures After School Program (2 school terms)

Organic Gardener and Farmers Market Operator with Nature and Nurture (2 years)

Assistant Horticulturist at Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory in Detroit (2 years)

Farm Assistant at Brines Farm (summer of 2017)

Farmer at Senna Prairie Farm (summer of 2016)

Conservation Intern with Natural Area Preservation (summer 2016)

Outreach Intern with Huron Watershed Council (summer 2015)

Canvasser with Environment Michigan (summer 2015)



Volunteer with the Food Trust at Clark Park Farmers Market

Citizen Forester with Greening of Detroit

Second Saturday Workdays with Fairmount Park Conservancy 

WOOF farming at Between Two Locusts Farm 

Organizer for Local Food Summit in Ann Arbor, MI

Helped organize clean water talk with Environment Michigan 

Helped organize climate march at U of M campus 



University of Michigan Bachelor of Arts, Minor in the Environment