Rebecca McKinney


Program Coordinator - Sustainable Agriculture

(864) 250-3600


  • B.A., English & History
    Miami University (Ohio)
  • M.A., History
    Clemson University
  • M.S., Management
    Purdue University, Krannert School of Management
  • Doctoral work, Management
    Clemson University


Certificates and Programs:

  • Greater Greenville Master Gardener
  • SC New and Beginning Farmers Program
  • SC LEADS(leadership program in forestry, agriculture, and natural resources)

Professional Affiliations:

  • Board of Directors, Greenville County Farm Bureau
  • Advisory Board, Gardening for Good
  • Advisory Committee, SC Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE)
  • Steering Committee, SC Women’s Agriculture Network (SC WAgN)


Work Experience:

  • Teacher and trainer for over 25 years, the last 7 in gardening, farming, environmental stewardship, healthy cooking, and food systems.
  • Farmers market manager
  • Executive Director, SC Organization for Organic Living (SCOOL). Produce two annual events:  Cultivate (organic growing and food conference) and Homesteading Festival.
  • Experience managing production scheduling, logistics, customer service, sustainability initiatives, and human resources.