Flying on Miles

A live recording of my 7th Pecha Kucha presentation - "Flying on Miles". Twenty slides (each 20 seconds) about how to earn frequent flyer miles using credit cards and how to best...

Levelling up!

Last night was the last day of my Level 1 HEAT Class (Herbal Education and Training) at Farmacy Herbs! We each presented our final projects: an herb chart detailing 19 different herbs- their actions,...

Omega-3’s and Brain Health

A lot of my nutritional research has been focused on omega-3 fatty acids. They are essential nutrients that modern diets often do not include in adequate amounts. As a psychology major in college I...

The Good Earth Garden Party

Last Spring I started working at The Good Earth Organic Gardening Center in Hope, RI. A beautiful place just outside of Providence (but seemingly much farther) that carries an enormous range of organically grown...

David Hoffmann: From Rhizotomoi to Radicle

In my most recent class at Farmacy Herbs, we watched a video called Herbal Actions where English herbalist David Hoffmann explains the various actions of herbs (what they do in the body). David is...

A Vegetable with a Fruit’s Name

Every Saturday when I visit the Wintertime Farmer's Market at the Hope Artiste Village, I like to pick up something that isn't on my routine shopping list. This week, I got some beautiful (and...

Meet Seychelles oldest herbalist- 82 year old Ferdinand Vidot.

In the middle of the Indian Ocean, 1000 miles off the coast of Kenya, lies the exotic archipelago of the Seychelles. Its largest island- Mahรฉ- feels like a mountain range surging up from the...

Between Cooking and Compost

Before composting all your cooking scraps, think about saving them for making a delicious broth! I keep mine in a plastic bag in the freezer. Examples of things you can save: - carrot ends - onion and...