Green Festival Speakers
Esther Bowen received her B.A. in Environmental Studies from the University of Chicago in 2008; she wrote her B.A. thesis on the energy and emissions impact of local versus organic food production. In addition to her academic work in this area, she has acquired field experience in sustainable agriculture and food production through her work at three sustainable farming systems, including work at rural and urban farms. She is currently a graduate student in the Department of Geophysical Sciences at the University of Chicago. In addition to her other research activities, Bowen coordinates the farm interns for the Feeding the City project.