STAFF, DEMONSTRATION GARDEN MANAGER
Tara Saylor is an Ojai, CA native who spent her childhood training to be an environmental leader. She spent many hours volunteering in the community and learning through nature-based education programs. Between 2005 and 2012, she helped develop the historic town of Lakeview, MT into the Taft Nicholson Environmental Humanities Center. She ran forklifts during the day and help host fundraisers at night for land and animal based nonprofits such as Wildlife Land Trust, HSUS, and Greater Yellowstone Coalition. In 2013, she began working as a project manager for various industries. These include eco-friendly design firms and music and arts festivals, for which she ran install crews. In 2016 she returned to her roots of Ojai, CA. She currently splits her time between teaching woodwork at Oak Grove School and serving as a project manager for the Ojai Valley Green Coalition. She holds a BS in Interior Architecture from Dunwoody College of Technology.