Vanessa Farquharson is the Director of Communications and Campaigns at Earth Day Canada, where she promotes bringing outdoor free play back into the lives of children across the country. Previously, she has worked for TerraCycle Canada and has an extensive background as a journalist covering environmental issues. She is the author of Sleeping Naked is Green: How an eco-cynic unplugged her fridge, sold her car and found love in 366 days. Vanessa lives in Toronto.