Local Gardening

Tim Carman | Oct. 22, 2013| Washington Post

Meredith Sheperd

Meredith Sheperd, 30, founder and owner of Love & Carrots, is one of the nine millenials influencing the Washington, D.C., food scene, says the Washington Post.

Love & Carrots works with homeowners, businesses and organizations to create organic gardens, transforming what Sheperd calls “biological deserts” (you might call them “lawns”) into an “edible native landscape” that provides food for the client and a beneficial ecosystem for insects.

A graduate of Notre Dame in environmental science and entomology, Sheperd was a wetlands scientist for three years but realized she wasn’t cut out for office work.

Read more at the Washington Post (scroll down to find the section about Meredith)

 by Daily Domer Staff

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