Christy Marsden

Christy Marsden
Curriculum Manager


Christy joins the MCAP team as the Curriculum Manager. Previously, Christy built and managed educational programs for the University of Minnesota Master Gardener Program, including the Horticulture Core Course training and Climate-Ready Gardens course. She is looking forward to using her experience and expertise to support the work of her MCAP colleagues and build new programs for climate adaptation. Originally from California, Christy earned a Bachelors of Science in Human Development and a Masters of Science in Horticulture and Agronomy with a focus on horticulture application from the University of California, Davis.

Research Interests

Science communication, climate adaptation, horticultural adaptations, community engagement, community building and connection