Rachael Saland

Rachael previously studied Philosophy and International Studies concentrating in Environmental issues at Muhlenberg College. In her studies she deduced that sustainable agriculture is the way that she feels she can change and progress the world on a large scale, in the long term, as well as in her every day life. She has worked on conventional organic, permaculture, as well as biodynamic farms for the past three years primarily around the western slope of Colorado. She also completed a Permaculture Design Course in Costa Rica with Scott Pittman through the Permaculture Institute. Currently, she is a student at The Evergreen State College studying Agroecology and Soil Chemistry.
Rachael Saland has written 2 posts for Driving Food Home

Little City Gardens (San Francisco, CA)

Little City Gardens is truly the pioneer of commercial urban agriculture, and the only commercial urban “micro-farm” in San Francisco, CA. Co-founded in 2007 by Brooke Budner and Caitlyn Galloway, the project was inspired by a feeling of necessity; the motivation was to examine the potential for economic viability for small-scale urban agriculture production as a … Continue reading

Food Not Bombs (Arcata, CA)

Food Not Bombs is an international movement that seeks to “recover and share free vegan or vegetarian food with the public without restriction to protest war, poverty and the destruction of the environment.” The organization overall looks to take a non-violent approach to food security issues through direct action simply because they believe that “food … Continue reading