Patagonia Awards the Pesticide Free Project $12,000

I picked up a $12,000 check from Patagonia yesterday morning to support the Pesticide-Free School Project. I’m honored the employees from the Ventura flagship store chose to stand behind this project designed to build soil, save water, sequester carbon, and improve the health of kids one playground at a time. I was joined by local…

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Press Release: RIO LINDO SCHOOL TO HOST A COMPOST TEA PARTY AND BECOME THE FIRST PESTICIDE-FREE PLAYGROUND ON THE OXNARD PLAIN

Click here to purchase tickets for the Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser to support this project on the evening of Wednesday, July 10. Can’t attend, consider making a donation. Thirty youth from around the nation, community volunteers, local organizations will come together to build soil, save water, sequester carbon and eat plant-based tamales EL RIO, Calif.- July…

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Viva la Mujer!

The painting “Viva La Mujer,” by artist Chuy Rangel was leaning against the wall behind a door, forgotten for more than five months. Since moving to our new home I didn’t know where to hang her. As I contemplated International Women’s Day and the women who inspire me I remembered the painting. I stopped what…

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Write With Me in Ghost Ranch, New Mexico

Maybe we are each born with a certain kind of soul. A friend shared with me a confession: her mind never stops singing. From the moment she wakes in the morning, a jazz track plays in her head. “Like a broken record,” she said. “Do you sing?” I asked her. “Not anymore… I wish the…

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Organic Valley’s Rootstock Radio interview with Florencia Ramirez available now​

EXCITED to be featured on Rootstock Radio, a podcast that highlights individuals and organizations who work to improve the food and farming system in our country. The interview is now LIVE and available at the Organic Valley website and THIRTY stations on Public Radio around the nation. You can also listen on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play or wherever you…

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Press Release: Oxnard High School Culinary Students Prove They Can Help Solve Our Water Crisis

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 13, 2018 Oxnard High School Culinary Students Prove They Can Help Solve Our Water Crisis High school culinary students to host a school-to-fork luncheon for faculty members featuring an eco-friendly tamale recipe from award-winning local author OHS Press Release OXNARD, Calif.— December 13, 2018 — Students of the Oxnard…

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Mouth Watering CYBER MONDAY Eat Less Water Organic Tamale Class Discount

Now here is a Cyber Monday special that gives to your health, to those lucky friends and family you serve these tamales to and the health of the planet. Sign up for the class by Tuesday, November 27 and receive HALF OFF for a companion and/or $5 off for a child. Click here for more…

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EAT LESS WATER TAMALE COOKING CLASS IS BACK: VEGETARIAN, VEGAN, ORGANIC

SPECIAL CYBER MONDAY (and TUESDAY too) PRICING: BUY ONE GET 2ND FOR 1/2 PRICE FOR ADULTS and $5 dollars off for children SIGN UP Sign up for an Eat Less Water Holiday Tamale on Thursday, December 6 from 6-8:30 in Downtown Oxnard here.  Last December I spread masa with over a hundred tamaleros (tamale makers) in…

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5 Simple, Affordable, and Sustainable Recipes for Students (and non-students)

The simple act of cooking your meals using organic ingredients may not feel like a big deal, but it is a powerful silent activism. Global water scarcity impacts 1 billion people, and counting and boils down to two causes: supply and quality. Food, the largest user (70%) and polluter of water are where the solution…

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Invite me to your kitchen via Desk Yogi

The most effective place to save water is in the kitchen. It is why you often find me in my kitchen or in nearby home kitchen as part of the Eat Less Water Kitchen Table Book Tour. Invite me into your kitchen now from the Desk Yogi site with a FREE three month trial. Recently…

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Plant Based Monday- Organic Berry and Greens Smoothie Recipe

  Meat and dairy production is the largest users and polluter of water on the planet. If you make one change in your diet, EAT LESS MEAT AND DAIRY and SUPPORT DAIRY FARMERS AND RANCHERS who ROTATE their animals on ORGANIC pastures. In my book I describe what the very best in animal production looks like…

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Eat Less Water in the NEWS

Three is a charm. This week three interviews featured Eat Less Water. Just in case you missed any, here are the links: CBS MORNING NEWS 8 WITH HEATHER MYERS CBS Morning News 8 Reporter Heather Myers, expertly interviewed me on San Diego’s highest rated news show. Here is the link to the program titled, How…

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