AGRI Faculty

Adjunct (part-time) instructor positions

The Sustainable Urban Agriculture program is housed within the Life Sciences Department at City College. We are constantly looking for quaIified instructors to teach part-time in our AGRI program. If you have a background in sustainable urban agriculture and are interested in teaching a course in our program, please do the following:

1. Send your CV or resume to Erin Rempala, Life Sciences Department Chair.
2. Apply officially for the position with the San Diego Community College District in one of the following disciplines: Agriculture OR Agriculture production
. You must officially apply to SDCCD to be considered for a position.

AGRI program adjunct Faculty For SPRING 2014

Debi Byrd (AGRI 108)
- check back soon for more info

Lora Logan
Lora Logan is a long-time San Diego resident who moved away for a few years to earn her master’s degree in environmental planning at the University of New Mexico. During her time at UNM she taught a course titled Sustainable Foodsheds, was a Teaching Assistant in a Lobo Gardens course (implementing food gardens on campus and in surrounding communities), and participated in other local food and agriculture projects and research. While in New Mexico she worked for the Mid-Region Council of Governments Agriculture Collaborative, a program that helps preserve agricultural land, educate the public, and grow local farms through programs, initiatives, events and policy-making. Her thesis, "Farm to Restaurant Albuquerque: Recommendations for Implementation," was an extensive feasibility study for the Collaborative. Now living back in San Diego she is excited to become part of the Seeds@City/AGRI team! Her academic and professional interests include food systems planning, community food networks, sustainable development, natural resources planning, perceptions of nature, and the nexus of art and ecology. Her personal interests include playing with her daughter Luna, gardening, food preservation, art (when there's time!), running and most anything outdoors.

Lora is teaching AGRI 130 and AGRI 270 this spring. Click here to contact Lora.

Heather McGray -
(check back soon for more info)
Sustainable Urban Agriculture Practice AGRI 102

Scott Murray
Scott A. Murray is an organic farmer and sustainable development consultant. He has 32 years of organic agricultural production experience in the United States and Mexico. Scott’s recent project experience includes the restoration and development of an organic agricultural project and education program on a 250-acre historic farm owned by the County of San Diego. Scott designed and built a 15-acre organic farm supplying the boarding high school on site and selling to the Whole Foods stores of Southern California. Scott has served as an elected California Conservation official for the last 12 years managing a $ 3.5 million dollar annual budget for conservation projects in North San Diego County.

Scott also serves as the president of the South Coast Resource Conservation and Development Council which covers two-thirds of California’s population. He has worked extensively on Conservation projects with the National Resource Conservation Service in California. He specializes in farmland preservation projects utilizing Smart Growth Principles.
Check out this article about one of Scott's recent projects. Click here for another article about Scott's work. Click here for Scott's resume.

Scott is teaching AGRI 112-- Organic Greenhouse Management and Plant Propagation.

Mark Valen-
Seasonal Production (AGRI 104)
Check back soon for more info.

last updated 1/3/14