Making Homemade Pizza (Pizza Dough Recipe)

A slice of pizza has a water footprint of 40 gallons of fresh water. Add meat and the water footprint sky rockets. Ten women and two children gathered around my kitchen table and mixed, kneaded and rolled pizza dough AND learned why the ingredients to their pizza matter to water systems locally and around the … Continue reading Making Homemade Pizza (Pizza Dough Recipe)

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World Water Day Giveaway

To celebrate World Water Day, I will draw the name of one lucky winner on March 22. I will send the winner a water conservation pack valued at over $50 that includes three water collection buckets, one shower curtain with water saving messages (includes hooks), 12 reusable enviro stickers, and a four-minute sand shower timer. … Continue reading World Water Day Giveaway

Oxnard woman says water reduction is on the menu (original article printed in the VC Star)

By Hannah Guzik Photo by David Yamamoto Special to The Star Original post March 7, 2012 at 5:48 p.m., updated March 7, 2012 at 6:22 p.m. Florencia Ramirez is on the "eat less water" diet. From her kitchen in Oxnard's historic district, she serves meals made with ingredients grown on "dry farms," or with limited … Continue reading Oxnard woman says water reduction is on the menu (original article printed in the VC Star)

Eat Less Water Reading at Bluestockings Bookstore, NY, NY

On Friday, March 9 at 7pm at Bluestockings Bookstore and Cafe I will read from my Eat Less Water manuscript. I will join Andrea Scarpino, author and poet who will read from her works on clean water. The event is titled The Politics and Poetry of Clean Water. What can poetry say about water? What … Continue reading Eat Less Water Reading at Bluestockings Bookstore, NY, NY