Joseph Bonelli is an Associate Extension Educator at the University of Connecticut with both teaching and Cooperative Extension responsibilities. He teaches about the fundamentals of agribusiness management. His Extension outreach program has focused on business planning for agricultural businesses in Connecticut. A portion of his outreach program includes developing and conducting workshops for agricultural producers on risk management topics. Service learning was added to his spring 2014 course, Garden Center Management in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. The service learning component was a requirement for all students who completed business plans for a local community partner, Tolland Agricultural Center, in regards to a recent land acquisition.