Faryn-Beth Hart, Harticulture’s founder, received her professional registration in horticultural therapy through the American Horticulture Therapy Association.
Faryn-Beth Hart was born in London, UK and grew up in Johannesburg, South Africa. Since living in the United States she has engaged in social and environmental justice efforts volunteering in prisons, working with rural farmers in India and working with 501(c)3s committed to environmental education. She has come to see the importance of recovery through connection.
Faryn-Beth has designed and run nature connection curriculum in various settings including a Waldorf-inspired eco-immersive summer camp in Berkeley, CA and a Jewish Youth Mentorship Sunday school program in the East Bay hills.
Faryn-Beth currently facilitates therapeutic horticulture programming at an Eating Disorder Treatment Center in the Greater Bay Area. She works with inmates tending gardens at San Quentin Prison and is the Garden Specialist at the Homeless Prenatal Program in San Francisco.
Faryn-Beth is a founding member and administrator of the California Horticultural Therapy Network.
To contact Faryn please email faryn [at] harticulture [dot] com