New Eckerd College Farm Manager wants to Empower Others to Produce Food

Jonathan Prieto, affectionately known as Farmer Jon, smiles brightly as he braces himself for the bitterness of the handful of leaves he’s pulled from a Moringa tree. As the new Eckerd College farm manager, he was pleasantly surprised to see a few “tree of life” plants scattered across the one-acre garden he’s been tasked with turning into a working liberal arts farm