Green Festival Speakers
Rachel Pringle is Occidental Arts and Ecology Center's urban school garden liaison, supporting San Francisco schools. She also works for the San Francisco Green Schoolyard Alliance, a support network for SFUSD schools. Rachel worked for four years as a garden/outdoor classroom instructor at Alice Fong Yu School in San Francisco. She grew up on a small farm in Maine and worked as an environmental education instructor for the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy before teaching in gardens. Rachel received her master's in conservation biology in 2001 at the University of Pennsylvania.