Kelly Rae Kirkpatrick
As an accomplished landscape designer and educator, nothing inspires Kelly more than to impact positive and sustainable change. She intertwines design and ethics, teaching that well-thought-out action can positively affect our wellbeing, altering the legacy we leave behind for future generations. Kelly is the architect of “Plant a seed” which explores our food system and its effects on soil, water and air quality, and ultimately our health. Her most recent initiative is the creation of The Seed Library at the Rochester Public Library, in Rochester, MN, opening March 2, 2019. Kelly enjoys teaching about soil biology, nutritional science, and whole-food plant-based cooking. Her real passion is teaching others about growing food and increasing their access to healthy food options by digging in the dirt and cooking what grows in it.