Kate holds a degree in Horticulture from the University of Georgia and has 4 years experience in urban farming. She has worked at Smithsonian Greenhouses, the Washington Youth Garden, as Farm Manager at Common Good City Farm and currently owns and operates Capital City Farm Co., an urban micro farming business. As the Garden Manager at Brainfood, Kate develops the planting schedule, oversees planting and harvesting of crops, and manages soil fertility and pest management. Kate works with schools, residents and other organizations around our region developing garden programs, growing vegetables and educating future gardeners. Her skills also include drip irrigation installation, compost management, beekeeping and preserving harvests. She gets lots of pleasure out of sharing her plant knowledge and sharing the garden's harvest.