We have a whole new crop of staff and interns joining the Nourishing the Planet team this spring. Today, meet Laura Reynolds.
Laura Reynolds graduated from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland in 2010, where she studied Modern History and Philosophy. While in college, Laura became interested in agricultural and natural resource systems around the world, and she wrote her senior thesis on the impact of British imperial rule on the forests of India. Laura has completed research internships at the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition and Humane Society International. She has also worked on a goat farm in Oregon, volunteered at a school in Panama, sold produce at farmers markets in Washington, D.C., and spent the 2011 growing season apprenticing on an organic vegetable farm in Sperryville, Virginia. While she enjoyed waking up at 5:30 a.m. to harvest tomatoes, Laura is very excited to join the Nourishing the Planet team!
In her free time, Laura loves to run (she is aiming to finish her third marathon this year), read, and play ultimate frisbee.