Mark Hare '87

Major: Environmental Studies
Current Job: Farmers’ Movement of Papay in Haiti

Mark Hare graduated from Warren Wilson with a B.A. in Environmental Studies with a focus in International Development and went on to earn his Master’s in Forestry from Michigan State University. After graduating, Mark worked as an international volunteer for the Peace Corps in the Natural Resource Program in the Dominican Republic and later in Nicaragua. During his time in Nicaragua, Mark worked at the Ebenezer Center outside Niquinohomo as a specialist in community development, soil management and agroforestry.


In 2004, Mark moved to work in Haiti. He works with the MPP, “Mouvman Peyizan Papay,” or “Farmers’ Movement of Papay.” In his work with the MPP, Mark aims to help families diversify and integrate small animal production with vegetables and other crops around their homes.