Holly Carpenter Biography:

2017 05 10 0900 Holly Carpenter 250Holly Carpenter is the Program Manager of The Growing Experience of the Housing Authority of Los Angeles County.  Holly received her B.A. in Environmental Science and Policy from California State University, Long Beach. While earning her degree, Holly interned for the Energy Efficiency Department at Southern California Edison, specializing in projects exploring the relationship between water and energy. As a passionate advocate for environmental education, Holly became the Coordinator for the Center of Sustainability at Pepperdine University, managing daily operations and advancing campus sustainability through various projects, such as the development of a sustainable residence hall. Currently, Holly works as the Program Specialist at The Growing Experience Urban Farm in Long Beach, where she provides educational and volunteer opportunities to members of the underserved community and at-risk youth. In this role, Holly also supports the farm’s CSA program and develops educational opportunities for multiple grant-funded projects, including a state-of-the-art aquaponics system and urban food forest.