Rachel has a background in finance and operations, currently working as the COO/CFO at Firefly Kitchens. She is passionate about the preservation of farmland and is excited to use her skills to support the important work of Washington Farmland Trust. She grew up in Central Pennsylvania with family who were farmers, acutely aware the benefits realized through good relationship with the land. She cultivates that connection at her p-patch plot, growing lots of brassicas as well as flowers for the bees. She lives in Capitol Hill with her husband Antonio and 2 cats.