Heather Forest, PhD, is a storyteller, author, educator, and farmer. For the past 35 years she has lived and worked on a small family farm in Huntington Station, NY. Heather is one of the founders of LICAN, the Long Island Community Agricultural Network, and directed its Educational Mural Project at Gateway Community Garden. As co-owner of Fox Hollow Farm Inc., of Huntington Station, she and her husband Larry Foglia, provide agricultural consulting, offer organic gardening education, and for several years managed a 100 member CSA on their family farm. Heather holds a master’s degree in storytelling from East Tennessee State University and a PhD in Leadership and Change from Antioch University. She is the founder and Executive Director of Story Arts Inc., a Huntington NY based, not-for-profit cultural arts organization that is dedicated to the art of storytelling and its educational applications.