Rachel Schneider is a trained Waldorf teacher and farm-based educator. She has had extensive experience working with children and adults in both traditional and farm-based settings. In her 20 years at Hawthorne Valley Farm, Rachel initiated and developed the farm’s CSA program, as well as served as one of the growers for the HVF market garden. In 2008, she combined her passion for education with her commitment to agriculture and started the Farm Learning Center, which provides professional training for beginning farmers as well as farm-based experiences for the general public.