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Help Stamp Out Hunger

Adlai Stevenson once said, “A hungry man is not a free man.” As a self-proclaimed Victory Grower, I am not only concerned about growing things in my garden, but about …

What a World War 1 Poster Can Teach Us About #FoodWaste

We’re wrapping up California’s inaugural Food Waste Prevention Week…Save The Food! A quick reminder of what’s at stake: In a guest blog post for UC Food Observer, UC researcher Wendi Gosliner (part …

Where Gardens Lead Us

Gardens lead us places. A passion for gardens and their potential to transform people and communities has threaded through both my professional and personal life. As a garden-based educator, I …

A Salute to Farmers Markets

It is summer and the farmers markets are in full swing around the United States. Crispy carrots, beets in jewel tones and multicolored radishes are just some of the local …

A Chat with Laura Schenone

As a lover of food, history and cultural traditions, I was excited when my friend LaManda Joy of the Peterson Garden Project recently recommended the book: A Thousand Years Over …