Alumni Jered Lawson mentors new generation of Community Studies majors on field study at Pie Ranch

February 27, 2017

Class of 1992 alumnus Jered Lawson is the founder and Executive Director of Pie Ranch, a model center of sustainable farming and food system education located in southern San Mateo County.  On his full time field study, Jered explored the then-emerging field of community supported agriculture and returned to help establish the Homeless Garden Project in Santa Cruz.  Pie Ranch has become a favored field study site where the next generation of Community Studies students learn about the contemporary food justice movement. Find out more about how field study shaped Jered’s life and career here.