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Beet Ravilois (sample photo, not from the actual recipe) One thing I didn’t want this blog to become was another recipe site. But one’s love for food is what drives them in their fight to protect it. Recipes are a reminder that food is something to be celebrated and enjoyed. I know I like something…

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Lavender Ridge – Reno, NV (photo courtesy of Lavender Ridge) Lavender is a pretty likeable plant. It’s pretty to look at, smell and do stuff with. It is by far one of the most popular scents out there in everything from dish soap, candles, air fresheners, lotions and more. In my second contribution to Edible…

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Spring Bounty Nothing gets me more fired up then a farm tour. Yesterday I traveled to North San Juan outside of Nevada City, CA to pick-up veggies from Mountain Bounty Farm for our annual Slow Food Lake Tahoe fundraiser. Mountain Bounty Farm is Tahoe’s largest CSA program (Community Supported Agriculture) with close to 400 veggie…

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I had the fortune of attending a gardening workshop this past weekend in Pagosa Springs, CO where the Growing Domes are manufactured. It was wonderful to meet the designers of this amazing 4-season growing structure and fellow dome owners. When Udgar and Puja Parsons brought their business, Growing Spaces, to Pagosa Springs 17 years ago,…

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For the past four months I’ve been taking a leadership class to gain related skills, learn more about my community and network with other, local professionals. It is hosted by the North Tahoe Business Association. For five weeks, we heard from different keynote speakers from all parts of the region and reviewed the critical elements…

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