Six generations of the Rivers family have called the Bay Area their home, with four of those generations currently residing on 100 acres in southern Alameda County at Rivers End Ranch. Ariel spent her youth playing in the dirt, climbing trees, and showing sheep at the Alameda County Fair. She earned a BS in Soil and Water Science from UC Davis, and an MA in Environmental Studies from San Jose State University. Ariel now works for the United States Department of Agriculture in the Natural Resources Conservation Service, where she assists farmers in implementing environmentally focused agricultural practices.
Sunday, September 18, 2011