Ruth and Grace Pepler on Agritourism

Ruth and Grace Pepler on Agritourism. Experiencing life on the farm as a vacation destination. – – – – Ruth has been a registered nurse, private chef, and caterer, and has taught cooking classes, managed a farm, and homeschooled her daughter. She and her husband Thomas started their homestead near the Buffalo National River in…

Anna Swanson and Meghan Stratton on School and Community Gardens

Anna Swanson and Meghan Stratton on School and Community Gardens. Helping kids and community members understand food origins. – – – – Meghan was a student at Binghamton University, and was drawn into the world of food and agriculture as a powerful way to address a range of current environmental, social, and ethical issues. After…

Kate Miller on Bioregional Herbal Medicine

Kate Miller on Bioregional Herbal Medicine. Sourcing herbs and plants for health from the local ecosystem. – – – – Kate is a bioregional community herbalist, medicinal herb grower, & Permaculture Design Teacher.  She is both formally trained and self-taught in the field of Permaculture Design, with focus on Dry-land Herb Farming, Herbal Medicine, Mountain…