Rachel Surls | Civil Eats


Rachel Surls, Ph.D., is the Sustainable Food Systems Advisor for University of California Cooperative Extension in Los Angeles County. She is currently writing a book about urban farms around the U.S. titled Little City Farms: Cultivating Urban Agriculture One Seed at a Time.

Urban Farms Are Stepping Up Their Roles in Communities Nationwide

At far right, urban farmers Richard Garcia and Erika Cuellar, the founders of Alma Backyard farms, with some of their crew. (Photo credit: Rachel Surls)