Jim Corven is a professor of Sustainable Agriculture, Plant Science, and Biology at Bristol Community College. He is the faculty advisor for the student club Seeds of Sustainability (SOS), faculty member of the BCC Sustainability Committee, and serves on the Staff & Faculty Senate. Jim’s current research involves a study of sustainable agriculture educational programs at community colleges across the country. Before joining the BCC in 2006 Jim lived in Central America for 22 years working for agricultural and conservation focused non-governmental organizations. He currently lives on his small farm-homestead in Vermont.