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Abby Jaramillo

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Abby Jaramillo worked as a gardener and educator in the Bay Area for the past nine years. She started Urban Sprouts at Luther Burbank Middle School in 2004 with her colleague and friend and a group of dedicated teachers. Abby loves Urban Sprouts because she can share with young people the kinds of outdoor gardening experiences that have changed her life when she was a teen, trying to find peace in an urban environment. Abby has also worked on rural development projects in Ecuador and the Peruvian Amazon and worked in nonprofit funds development at Streetside Stories. She was trained in organic horticulture at the UC Santa Cruz Farm ; Garden and studied economics at Haverford College. Abby holds her master's in nonprofit administration from the University of San Francisco.Abby Jaramillo worked as a gardener and educator in the Bay Area for the past nine years. She started Urban Sprouts at Luther Burbank Middle School in 2004 with her colleague and friend and a group of dedicated teachers. Abby loves Urban Sprouts because she can share with young people the kinds of outdoor gardening experiences that have changed her life when she was a teen, trying to find peace in an urban environment. Abby has also worked on rural development projects in Ecuador and the Peruvian Amazon and worked in nonprofit funds development at Streetside Stories. She was trained in organic horticulture at the UC Santa Cruz Farm ; Garden and studied economics at Haverford College. Abby holds her master's in nonprofit administration from the University of San Francisco.