Extension Specialist, Associate Professor @ VSU
Dr. Comer grew up in Nashville, Tennessee. He has a BS in agribusiness and an MS in agricultural education from Tennessee State University, and a PhD in career & technical education from the University of Missouri. He has worked as a research assistant, curriculum designer, and farm credit loan officer. He is currently an associate professor at Virginia State University, as well as a Cooperative Extension specialist.
Dr. Comer lives in Petersburg, Virginia. One of his current projects is the Harding Street Urban Agricultural Center, which is dedicated to increasing access to healthy food, improving public health and poverty mitigation. His passion is connecting farms with new markets and increasing food access and will bring these skills and passion to the Local Food Hub board.