At just eight years old, Atlanta native Kendall Rae Johnson is the youngest certified farmer in the nation. Credit: Photos by Kerri Phox/The Atlanta Voice.

At just eight years old, the Atlanta native is the youngest certified farmer in the nation.

At just eight years old, Atlanta native Kendall Rae Johnson is the youngest certified farmer in the nation. Credit: Photos by Kerri Phox/The Atlanta Voice.

By Laura Nwogu

Q&A: The youngest certified farm in the nation, Kendall Rae Johnson, chats about practicing sustainability beyond Earth Month. 

At just eight years old, Atlanta native Kendall Rae Johnson is the youngest certified farmer in the nation. With a title she earned at six, Kendall and her parents, Ursula and Quentin Johnson, have continued cultivating a community that thrives on sharing and teaching through their urban farm aGROWKulture.

Every April, Earth Month and Earth Day remind us of the importance of using sustainable practices to protect our environment. I got to chat with Kendall about how every day is essentially Earth Day and how people can practice eco-consciousness beyond April. I also got to tour the farm, teeming with various fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers and herbs.

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