Carley DeMarco is a freelance writer and researcher fascinated by the intersectionality between food and the health of our communities and planet. She graduated from the University of South Carolina with a BA in public relations and a minor in environmental studies. During her time in college, she spent summers interning on sustainable farms in Colorado and California, where she learned the importance of community and regenerative farming practices. After graduating, Carley earned her holistic health coaching certificate and worked as an after-school nutrition teacher, instilling healthy habits in 1st-3rd graders and leading interactive cooking classes. She currently lives in Denver, Colorado.