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Katy Farber

Katy FarberKaty Farber is the author of Eat Non-Toxic: a manual for busy parents and blogs at Non-Toxic Kids, which she started in 2007 after the birth of her second daughter.  She was constantly reading about environmental health, green living, and parenting issues, and wanted to share what she learned with other overwhelmed, sleep deprived parents.

Since then, Non-Toxic Kids has grown into a popular green parenting and environmental health blog. Katy and the site have been featured in The Washington Post, the Richmond Times Dispatch, the Toronto Star, Enviroblog, Terrain Magazine, the Huffington.  She has a growing following on both Twitter and Facebook and regularly interacts with readers online.

In addition, Katy writes for Moms Clean Air Force, MomsRising, Safer Chemicals, and has published articles on CNN’s School of Thought blog, Fox News Opinion, Problogger, Educational Leadership, and many others. She is also the author of two books about education, Why Great Teachers Quit and How We Might Stop the Exodus (2010), Change the World with Service Learning:  How to Organize, Lead and Assess Service Learning Projects, (2011).

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