Carolyn got the “green” bug as an Americorps volunteer at the East Bay Conservation Corps in Oakland, CA. She started with A Yard & A Half in 2000 as a maintenance laborer while she finished up her M.Div. A Massachusetts Certified Horiculturist, graduate of UMass Green School, and a NOFA-Accredited Organic Landcare Professional, she has also studied at the Landscape Institute. Carolyn enjoys helping customers to develop their outdoor spaces to meet their changing needs. She is passionate about sustainability and sacred spaces. She teaches design and site assessment courses for the Boston Master Urban Gardeners program and NOFA, and serves on the board of the Community Outreach Group on Design.