It Takes One: David Rawle

The Cultural Landscape Foundation

During the past four decades I have lived in Charleston, South Carolina, where I founded a marketing and communications firm that served many national clients. I love the opportunity to make a difference, and I have been very fortunate to work on several initiatives that have helped make Charleston one of the nation’s most desirable places to live and work. I have always been interested in gardens and green spaces. Growing up in Connecticut, I spent a lot of time in the garden my mother created. My sister and I had a designated area in which we grew lettuce, radishes and carrots. I vividly remember that wonderfully distinct taste of pulling a carrot fresh from the earth, wiping off the excess dirt, and biting into it (that’s not ‘farm-to-table,” it’s “farm-to-mouth”).

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