My Version of Companion Planting

People may say, “I did this…” or “I built this…”, but do they really mean they did it all alone, by themselves, with no help? “I can do things you cannot, you can do things I cannot; together we can do great things.” –Mother Teresa I don’t do much all by myself,  that is why I need to give credit where it’s due and share  one aspect of my life: My Version of Companion Planting.  According to Oxford Dictionaries, a companion is defined as a person or animal with whom Read More …

Hands Up for More Veggies

FOOD FOR THOUGHT         As I look back I smile at the memory and the expression of enjoyment  on the faces of the young students  and their raised hands  as I  asked if they  wished for  more. They wanted more vegetables, more dishes created with vegetables and to grow more vegetables. I am a teachers aide at our local K-12 rural school, a parent of  three and an active volunteer in our community.   A few years  ago I was hired as a community food coordinator. Our Read More …