Amy Rowe joined Rutgers in 2010 and is an Agriculture and Natural Resources County Agent for Essex and Passaic Counties. Amy earned her Ph.D. from Rutgers in Environmental Sciences. Her background is in water chemistry with a concentration on the fate and transport of contaminants. Amy has worked in stormwater management for more than 15 years and her outreach programming has focused on green infrastructure in urban environments, sustainability, and green jobs training programs. Recently, she has been working on food waste reduction and how it could lead to climate change mitigation. Amy also raises chickens, turkeys, and meat rabbits as sustainably as possible on her small farm.