Sustainable Farming & Photography: Rachelle Lerude
Rachelle Lerude joins Melissa on the mic for our Everyday Woman series to discuss all things sustainable farming. Rachelle's life took an unexpected turn in her 20's which allowed her the freedom to pursue her dream of becoming a photographer. Rachelle kickstarted her newfound passion by documenting the food production of local farms in the Bay Area. If this episode resonates with you, feel free to leave us a podcast review or share the episode with your crunchy granola friends! <3SHOW NOTES:In this episode, we talk about: Working at farm-to-table restaurants and finding beauty in how food is sourced and createdEscaping a stagnant life of comfort to pursue her dreams and professional goals Starting a personal photography project by documenting the food production of local farmers in the Bay AreaCold calling farms and meeting the next generation of young farmersThe importance of composting food to reuse nutrients that would otherwise go to wasteCommunity Supported Agriculture (CSA)Food accessibilityTips for aspiring photographersMoving across the country to start a new life chapterThe meaning of SisterhoodRESOURCES:Follow Rachelle on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rachelle_lerude/Checkout Rachelle's portfolio: https://rachellelerude.myportfolio.com/Follow this sustainable farm in Winters, CA that practices regenerative agriculture with sheep, pigs, and chickens: https://www.instagram.com/farmershep/Follow this sustainable farm in Placer County, CA that produces organic and nutrient-dense food: https://www.instagram.com/hillviewfarms/Follow this chemical-free farmer florist serving Sonoma County and more: https://www.instagram.com/fullbloomflowerfarm/Check out the podcast that inspired Rachelle to pursue her creative dreams: The Chase Jarvis LIVE showWatch Kiss The Ground on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81321999 Check out Reno's Down To Earth Composting: https://www.downtoearthcomposting.com/ See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.