DALLAS GROWN, 2016-PRESENT
Farm manager of Dallas Grown greenhouse in Dallas, Texas. Designed and constructed hydroponic demonstration facility devised to study financial feasibility and productivity of various small-scale urban hydroponic systems. Book based on collected data to be published in partnership with Hort Americas.
HYDROFARM DEMONSTRATION GREENHOUSE, 2016-PRESENT
Farm manager responsible for cultivating crops in hydroponic systems from Hydrofarm, one of the largest international distributors of hobby hydroponic equipment.
UPSTART UNIVERSITY, 2016
Developed and instructed a hydroponic fertilizer course for Upstart University.
HORT AMERICAS, 2015-PRESENT
Special Projects Manager responsible for trialing new products for use in commercial hydroponic applications. Provided technical assistance for fertilizers.
URBAN AG NEWS, 2015-PRESENT
Video contributor to quarterly eMagazine.
FARMER TYLER LLC, 2015-PRESENT
Agricultural consultant specializing in urban agriculture, hydroponics and greenhouse production.
DIG IN'S GARDEN TECH WITH FARMER TYLER, 2014-2015
Regular Contributor to Dig In, a PBS gardening show aired in Seattle, Minnesota and Colorado. Watch Garden Tech with Farmer Tyler or tune in for full episodes of Dig In on KBDI channel 12 Sundays at 2:30PM.
THE GROWHAUS, 2013-2015
Hydroponic farm manager at The GrowHaus in Denver, Colorado. Managed a profitable farm and simultaneously created successful hydroponics internship program with a 90% job placement rate for graduates. The hydroponic farm at The GrowHaus is currently managed by alumni of the farm internship program and continues to provide lettuce for Wholefoods, Safeway, and several local markets.
THC UNIVERSITY, 2013
Developed course curriculum, maintained social media presence, recruited new students and staffed events.
3 BOYS FARM INC., 2012-2013
Grower for 3 Boys Farm Inc., a certified organic recirculating hydroponic farm in Ruskin, Florida. Produced heirloom tomatoes and gourmet greens for high-end clientele including Disney World, Epcot and Emeril's Orlando.
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, 2007-2012
Graduated Cum Laude from the University of Florida's Horticultural Sciences department. Traveled overseas to study Organic Agriculture in Spain and Protected Agriculture (greenhouse production) in China.
THE FARMER TYLER HOMESTEAD, 2010-2012
In addition to being a full-time student at The University of Florida, created an urban homestead complete with chickens, pigeons, rabbits, and quail.
Media & Video Highlights
P. ALLEN SMITH'S GARDEN HOME - DIY Hydroponics, Meeting P. Allen Smith, Rain Barrels
KXAN HOME HYDROPONICS - Video
INSIDE GROWER - Article
HORTIDAILY - Article
URBAN AG NEWS - Article
FARMER TYLER YOUTUBE - What Is Hydroponics? Eng. Spa., Thigmomorphogenesis, Spider Mites
Speaker on Business of Urban Agriculture Panel at George Washington University’s Urban Agriculture Symposium
Key Note Speaker at West Virginia Urban Ag Conference
Speaker on Nutrients Panel at International Congress on Controlled Environment Agriculture (ICCEA) in Panama City, Panama