Forrest Burrelsman

Forrest Burrelsman is a 2018 Americorps VISTA addition to the team as the farm’s Volunteer Coordinator. They are super excited to be meeting volunteers, leading them on farm tours and through farm tasks, and sharing EarthDance knowledge with its ever-growing community. Forrest has a BA from Webster University in a self-made, interdisciplinary major: Environmental Studies. They understand the importance of holistic health and intersectionalities of justice work so they follow suit in their studies. Being born and raised in the metro east of Illinois, they are invested in the region’s land and people and are eager to work with the community to cultivate organic, sustainable, self-serving food systems.