Trading fashion trends for vegetable plots: Season 2 at the Andres Community Garden

I used to follow all the fashion trends.  Chasing the best deals for high heels stilettos pumps.  Flipping through every new release of Cosmopolitan.  Frantically rummaging through the racks for the best  sale, actually just following the crowd of what was considered “hot”. I dreamed of white picket fences, an out of this world cookie cutter suburban … Continue reading

While You Were Sleeping

I seriously don’t know what happened to me in science class.  Typically I was more interested in the boy sitting next to me.  Or the movie weekend planned with a friend.  Science was a bore …why was I so disinterested in learning about the basic processes of life?  Louie Schwartzberg is a filmmaker genius who has … Continue reading

Lifting the food veil

Michelle Obama believes every family should have access to healthy and fresh food.  According to government estimates, 23.5 million Americans do not have access to fresh foods. Interview with the First Lady on Everyday Health: “I’ve seen this firsthand with my own girls and with local students who help us out in the White House … Continue reading