Sara Bernal, West Sacramento Urban Farm Program Director, Center For Land-Based Learning
Sara Bernal is the Program Manager for the West Sacramento Urban Farm Program. In 2014 Sara left her own farm operation, Moon River Farm, in the Sacramento Delta to join the Center for Land-Based Learning and launch the West Sacramento Urban Farm Program. In her role as Program Manager Sara has steered the direction of the urban farm program developing multi-sector partnerships throughout the community. Working with community leaders, local residents, healthcare industry professionals, local non-profits, the UC and Community College system, City and County officials, school districts and urban ag enthusiasts in the region, Sara strives to increase the ability of urban farms to act as change agents for the greater good within the West Sacramento community and beyond. She frames her work around inclusivity, equity, the interconnectedness of all things and a passion for social justice. Mexican born, and raised by two immigrant parents Sara has lived and worked in countries around the world influencing her views of what local food systems can be.