Rachel Craft

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Location
Boulder, Colorado
School
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
Expertise
Gardening, Thrifted Decor, Sustainable Living
  • Rachel is a proud mom to two dogs, ten saltwater fish, and several dozen houseplants.
  • Having learned the challenges of gardening in the desert, she's in the process of building a drought-tolerant xeriscape in her backyard.
  • Rachel is also a professional writer of children's and teen fiction; her stories are often inspired by her love of plants and the outdoors.

Experience

Since leaving her engineering job in 2022 to pursue her love of writing, Rachel has written for a variety of magazines and blogs. Her articles on lifestyle and travel topics have appeared in places like Going, ROVA, ApartmentAdvisor, and Times of the Islands. She's also been a gardener-of-all-trades for the last decade, working with everything from fruits and vegetables to bonsai and air plants.

Education

Rachel has a bachelor's degree in materials science & engineering from Case Western Reserve University, where she minored in English and worked as a reporter, copy editor, and eventually EIC of her school's newspaper, The Observer.
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