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Declaring Our Own Independence

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With Independence Day this week, Rachel was thinking about her own independence and freedom. Here are her thoughts. What would you like to declare independence from?

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At an evening pick-up soccer game last week, I sat with two other parents  by the field. Summer wa
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Rachel's interest in sustainable agriculture and grazing has deep roots in the soil. She's been following that passion around the world, working on an ancient Nabatean farm in the Negev, and with farmers in West Africa's Niger. After returning to the US, Rachel received her M.S. and Ph.D. in agronomy and soil science from the University of Maryland. For her doctoral research, Rachel spent 3 years working with Maryland dairy farmers using management intensive grazing. She then began her work with grass farmers, a source of joy and a journey of discovery.

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