Simon Yevzelman

Simon Yevzelman


Simon Yevzelman began his career as a microbiologist working in food safety laboratories developing tests to keep food safe. He discovered a passion for farming by keeping an at-home fish tank. He earned his undergraduate degree in microbiology from the University of Michigan. He traveled to Scotland, the University of Stirling, where he earned a master’s degree in sustainable aquaculture and is now the Director of Food Safety and Compliance at Planted Detroit, a vertical farm growing leafy greens, herbs, and microgreens.



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