Kathleen (Kat) Cobb is a wife and mother of two children who resides in San Clemente, CA and joined Earthroots Field School in 2015. A Chef by trade who attended Culinary School in Los Angeles she had the opportunity to transfer overseas in her second year of college and participate in the Culinary Olympics while attending the Cordon Bleu in Paris, France. From 1996-2002 her primary focus was developing her culinary career becoming a private Chef to the stars until moving south to have children and raise her family. An avid outdoorswoman who’s summited Mt. Whitney multiple times as well as completed the John Muir Trail, she now focuses on education around the areas she’s most passionate about. Active with the San Onofre Parks Foundation, where she’s held various positions on the board since 2012, she continually educates and mentors children of all ages in the area while working closely with the CA State Parks. Kat has developed a special understanding of her natural surroundings within Orange County, cultivating an exceptional relationship with the San Mateo Valley near her home in SC. She’s been an avid teacher to local residents, children and community leaders about native Flora and Fauna species, the Native American heritage that enriches our area with its unique history and continues to share the importance of protecting our valued coastal lands and South OC’s last untapped watershed, Trestles. Her passion and knowledge in the fields of Horticulture and Farm to Table are only surpassed by her love for teaching.