Michelle is a native of Rhode Island where her interest in gardening began as at age six selling hand raised seedlings door to door. She graduated from University of Rhode Island with a B.S. in Resource Management and became a Registered Dietitian. She practices backyard sustainable gardening, volunteers for the area school, 4-H youth development program, and is a Santa Clara County Master Gardener. Michelle brings with her many passions as one of the new members of the Mountain View team.