Lynne Holland

Lynne HollandHorticulture and Social Media Professional
24 Main Street, Lisbon Falls, Maine 04252-1505
Phone:  207.581.8211

In addition to coordinating the Master Gardener Volunteers for two counties, Lynne is also responsible for the UMaine Cooperative Extension Social Media outreach as part of the Extension Communication and Marketing Team. She is also part of the Maine Harvest for Hunger Team and co-chairs the Maine Hunger Dialogue, a statewide annual conference for students about Food Security.

Lynne’s education has been intertwined with work experience throughout her career. She has worked in most facets of Ornamental Horticulture from growing field flowers for a farm stand to managing floral operations for the largest privately held grocery chain in Texas. The bulk of Lynne’s experience is in Mass Market floral operations, purchasing, and sales. Hands-on experience includes floral design, gleaning and managing multiple social media accounts.


  • Associates Degree in Ornamental Horticulture, 1980, Triton College, Illinois
  • Associates Degree in Marketing, 1981, Triton College, Illinois
  • Bachelors Degree in Business Administration, 1984, Elmhurst College

Work related Certificates:

  • Certificate in Floral Design from the American School of Floral Arts (Chicago, IL)
  • Permaculture Short Course Training (2011 Resilience Hub-Portland Maine)
  • Master Gardener Volunteer Training (2012 Cumberland County)
  • Yardscaping Training (2013 Cumberland County)
  • Sustainable Landscape Training (2014 US Botanic Garden Web Course)

Professional Organizations:

  • Harvest for Hunger and Hunger Dialogue
  • Maine Gleaning Network
  • Merrymeeting Food Council Chairperson
  • Resilience Hub
  • Friends of Casco Bay
  • Master Gardener Volunteer
  • Produce Marketing Association