Harmonious Homestead
Connecting Farms & Families In Central Ohio since 2010
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Freelance

Fostering Growth

 

Rachel lends her talents educating, managing logistics, and advocating to organizations in the sustainable food sector. Current Projects:

 
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Veggie SNAPS is Central Ohio's farmers' market SNAP incentive program. A project of sixteen area markets, Veggie SNAPS provides matching dollars to enrolled participants to purchase produce directly from farmers. Rachel acted as Program Assistant in 2016 and Manager in 2017.

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Rachel proudly serves as a board member and President of the Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association and central Ohio chapter leader of the National Young Farmers' Coalition. She actively develops leadership skills and connects young sustainable farmers to available resources. 

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Rachel's writing on practical homesteading and organic farming topics has appeared in Edible Columbus, Hobby Farms magazine, and Hobby Farms online. She welcomes freelance writing assignments. Recent work includes:

Little Links: how small pastured meat producers meet nose to tail demands 

Soil Creatives, Farming As Creative Practice