Dawnie Andrak is co-owner of Local Roots Food Tours, offering
culinary diplomacy experiences and specializing in food and
history walking tours in Sacramento and the region. She prides
herself on the tidbits of fascinating food and history facts that
she knows and loves to share the information with tour guests and
anyone that will listen.
Dawnie recently graduated with a Master of Arts, in the augural
class of University of the Pacific’s Food Studies program. She is
a graduate of our Food Literacy Academy, as well as
a graduate of the Center for Land Based Learning’s Farm
Academy, a program for beginning farmers.
She lives in East Sacramento with her life and business partner,
Tim, where she keeps bees and chickens and tends a large
vegetable garden and several fruit trees.
“There’s nothing more important than educating our kids about
where their food comes from.”