Profiles

Shane Brill

Class of 2003
Major/Minor: English, Digital Media / Creative Writing

Shane is a permaculturist, environmental advocate, and educator.

With a penchant for storytelling, he worked as the Videographer for College Relations and Marketing before transitioning to a position with the Eastern Shore Food Lab. He can often be found digging in the campus garden and leading workshops and talks on fermentation, foraging, and ecological design and literacy. He helps coordinate environmental initiatives in Chestertown and manages an urban homestead with bees, chickens, and a variety of edible plants.

At Washington College he enjoys working with student writers, photographers, and graphic designers as they develop their crafts. He advises internships and projects conducted by students relating to environmental literature and film, ethnobotany, food justice, and horticulture.