Katy Farber is a teacher, author and blogger from the mountains of Vermont. Katy has taught in a public elementary school in central Vermont for over a decade and writes regularly about education, children's health, green living and the environment. Her first book, Why Great Teachers Quit and How We Might Stop the Exodus was released by Corwin Press in 2010. Her second book, Change the World with Service Learning was published by Rowman Littlefield Press in 2011.
Katy is also the author of the popular green parenting blog, Non-Toxic Kids. She writes about how to keep children safe from chemicals and toxins, how to live a greener lifestyle, and covers current news stories about parenting. Katy Farber and Non-Toxic Kids have been featured on the CNN School of Thought blog, Fox News Opinion, The Washington Post, , the Richmond Times Dispatch, the Toronto Star, Enviroblog, Terrain Magazine, the Huffington Post and on many green and educational blogs and websites.
Katy's newest book, a work of middle grade fiction called The Order of the Trees, was published on May 15th, 2015 by Green Writers Press.