Shasta L. Hubbs

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Extension Assistant I
  The Center for Profitable Agriculture
Phone: (931) 486-2777

Focus: Coordinator of Farm-to-Market program

Biographical sketch

We are pleased to welcome “back” to UT Extension, Shasta Hubbs, as the newest member of the Center for Profitable Agriculture staff. Shasta will be coordinating our Farm-to-Market initiative. The Center’s Farm-to-Market initiative is in coordination with the UT Plant Science Department, the Tennessee Department of Agriculture and the UT Organic Initiative.

In her new role, Shasta will be working as the Coordinator of special initiatives and educational programs related to Farm-to-Market activities, such as Farm-to-Chef, Farm-to-School, Farm-to-Grocery, Direct Marketing to Consumers and so on. Shasta’s work will be aimed at identifying existing Farm-to-Market groups and activities and the creation of new, successful relationships between these various groups.

Shasta served as an Extension Marketing Specialist from 2001 to 2002 when the Center was located on the UT Agricultural Campus in Knoxville. She and her husband Joe reside in Knoxville with their two children, Zakerie who is 5 and Kendall who is 3. Since leaving the Center in 2002, Shasta has continued to focus her career on small business marketing for varying types of businesses in the private sector.