Wanda Knapik, owner of the ecological design firm My Local Garden LLC, partnered with Gourmet Dining LLC, to design and install the organic vegetable and herb garden on campus in 2011. The garden is a community space and outdoor classroom for students to connect with nature and learn how to grow food. Wanda is a certified permaculture designer and member of the Bernardsville Environmental Commission. She teaches environmental studies courses and connects students to local environmental groups and organic farms in New Jersey and New York. She is the faculty advisor for the Ecology Club and Veggie Society.