“Rare Quotes” with Monica Varela

"Rare Quotes" features leaders from across Rare putting the work into their own words.

February 21, 2023

Monica Varela, VP of Lands for Life, remembers growing food with her family on her grandfather’s farm when she was a child. Today, our food systems are broken. In this Q&A, Monica shares her thoughts on how community-led and sustainable agricultural practices can help smallholder farmers fix our food systems and build climate resiliency.