Garden Planning, Education and Research
I grew up with gardens and greenhouses and was empowered at a very young age to grow plants - from a beloved snake plant from my grandmother to a small patch of lilies of the valley and community garden plots. This had a profound impact on my childhood, my career interests, and my desire to work with others to grow healthy communities. In a variety of ways, I have been doing this ever since. A few such projects are featured below, including:
In addition, the Projects in Environmental Education course focuses on ways to enhance an existing greenspace and outdoor classroom at Los Arboles Middle School.