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Missy Gable

University of California, Agriculture and Natural Resources
2801 Second Street
Davis, CA 95618
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Missy serves as the academic and administrative lead for the UC Master Gardener Program, serving 55 counties and reaching millions of Californians each year. She has been in this role since 2013, and is proud to provide strategic direction, policy, advocacy, and more for the 6,000+ volunteers and network of staff & academics that comprise the community. Missy's focus is ensuring the program is aligned and resourced to address California’s most critical needs through gardening education (drought, fire, food insecurity).


M.S. Horticulture and Agronomy, UC Davis. 2007
B.S. Biological Sciences, UC Davis. 2004




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Peer Reviewed

  • Wilkins, Tamekia; Gable, Melissa, et al. (2019). Sowing Seeds of Evaluation: A Pilot Study Measuring Master Gardener Public Benefit. The Journal of Extension. December 1. https://www.semanticscholar.org/paper/Sowing-Seeds-of-Evaluation%3A-A-Pilot-Study-Measuring-Wilkins-Gable/1cfbdbfa7f42f3b25fd30a5eb46a1e14759ad09b

Non-Peer Reviewed

  • Alderson, Alece; Belisario, Alex, et al. (2022). Wellness in the Hybrid Workplace.M. Gable and G. Macway. April 7. https://www.ucop.edu/human-resources/coro/2021_forms/uc-coro_northern_2021_final_report.pdf
  • Womack, Melissa; Gable, Melissa (2021). 2019/2020 UC Master Gardener Program Impact Report.U. unit. University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources. https://ucanr.edu/sites/MGWTest/files/353919.pdf
  • Womack, Melissa; Gable, Melissa (2019). 2018 UC Master Gardener Program Annual Report.U. unit. University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources. http://mg.ucanr.edu/files/302109.pdf
  • Miner, Gemma; Gable, Melissa (2017). Volunteer Conflict Resolution Manual. UC ANR (Davis, CA), University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources. http://ucanr.edu/conflictresolution

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