Sarah Lane (she/her) joined KidsGardening in the fall of 2021. As KidsGardening’s Grant Program Director, Sarah manages multiple grant programs, leads garden installations, and helps the organization with its general fundraising efforts.
Sarah grew up in Seattle, WA, and graduated from Washington State University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish Language. In 2016, Sarah moved to Arkansas to serve with FoodCorps at Conway Public Schools, where her passion for working with students in garden spaces sprouted. She earned her Master of Arts in Teaching at Trinity University in San Antonio in 2019 and moved back to Arkansas to be a lead teacher at Ferncliff Nature School, a nature-based preschool in Little Rock, before becoming Arkansas’s first Farm to School and Early Childhood Education Program Coordinator at the Arkansas Department of Agriculture.
Sarah lives in Little Rock, Arkansas, on the traditional land of the Osage and Quapaw People. She loves to travel, eat local food, spend time in gardens, and is building her own tiny house!