Jeanne Nolan

Jeanne Nolan has been growing food organically for over 20 years. She is a well-known educator and consultant and is the founder of The Organic Gardener Ltd., which works with families to develop gardens that are beautiful, productive, and uniquely suited to their homes and lifestyles. She also works extensively with schools, restaurants, not-for-profits organizations, and other institutions. In partnership with Green City Market, she designed, installed and maintains The Edible Gardens, a five-thousand-square-foot vegetable garden for children in Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo. She has been featured in Food & Wine, Woman's Day, Shape, Chicago Tribune, Parade and other national publications. Her book, From the Ground Up: A Food Grower's Education in Life, Love and the Movement That's Changing the Nation was published by Random House in 2013. She lives with her husband and two daughters in Glencoe, Illinois.