Name: Nicole Caldwell
Occupation: Executive Director of Better Farm, freelance writer and editor, photographer
Place of Residence: Redwood, NY
Background and Personal History: In 2009, Nicole traded pencil skirts for Carhartts and subway trains for pick-ups when she left her one-bedroom apartment in Brooklyn to open a 65-acre sustainability education center and artist colony in northern New York called Better Farm. There, she educates people about green living and sustainability issues through the provision of workshops, internships and artist residencies.
Current Projects: Nicole and the residents at Better Farm are in the midst of constructing an earth ship out of tires, a hobbit house utilizing an old barn foundation, and expanding their aquaponics setup.
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More Places to Find Nicole on the Web: The Better Farm Blog
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