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If I’m honest, the bustling metropolis of Washington D.C. is not a place I once equated with effectively telling the story of sustainable agriculture. When I left the crowded airport to ride a crowded metro to find our hotel on a crowded city street, I thought to myself, “What does this have to do with agriculture?” No farms. No dirt. Definitely no cows.
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Think back to your grade school days: when someone asked you what you wanted to be when you grew up, was it easy to reply with an answer? Maybe you were considering a career as a firefighter, doctor, nurse, teacher or an astronaut. As you grew up, did those dreams change?

Rachel Anderson

University of Minnesota
Rachel, from Ferryville, Wisconsin, attends the University of Minnesota where she is studying mechanical engineering. Having grown up in a small town, she knows the impact agriculture has on local families. She’s interested in expanding farming to the urban community so more families can understand its impact. Her love for gardening and interest in sustainable engineering fuel her to find a solution to the ever-growing issue of global hunger. Rachel is mentored by Susan Kubitschek in the College of Science and Engineering.