Rachel Parent

Rachel Parent is an environmental and safe food youth activist and speaker. In 2012, she founded Kids Right to Know, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to educating youth about environmental justice and food safety, challenging kids to claim their right to know what’s in their food, and demanding proper food labeling in Canada. Rachel is a Huffington Post blogger, international speaker, and has given dozens of television, radio, magazine,and online interviews, including a TEDx Toronto talk and a well-publicized debate with Kevin O’Leary on CBC Television. Rachel is the founder and director of Gen-Earth, and the youth director for both Regeneration International and the Plant a Seed & See What Grows Foundation.

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