Faith Peppers

  • Connected, energized strategist from the Georgia piedmont

  • Helps guide the strategic vision of the team and connects partners and programs to provide a smooth, two-way flow of powerful impact stories.

  • Has training in Journalism, Political Science, and Leadership

  • Enjoys storytelling, live music, and Irish step dancing

  • IMPACTed by time in the big-city media circus, which eventually led to a return home to the steady rhythm of agrarian society and the farmers at the heart of it


Program Coordinator

Sara Delheimer

  • Multi-tasking communicator and problem solver from rural Illinois (now Nashville, TN)

  • Helps develop program strategy and coordinates day-to-day activities; writes and designs Impact Statements, social media graphics, and other materials that tell the stories of multistate research projects.

  • Has training in Sociology and Environmental Science 

  • Enjoys hiking, mountain biking, reading, and cooking

  • IMPACTed by a summer internship in Acadia National Park and the discovery of science communication as a real profession

Our team is small, but we work with many partners! The MRF Impacts Program works with State Agricultural Experiment Station directors and regional associations, land-grant university administrators and faculty, and others.



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