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

Let’s Bake Organic Bread and Change the World Together

Join Chef Heather, from Farm & Flame catering/food truck and me, Florencia Ramirez, at the Farm and Flame commercial kitchen to bake and break bread together this Thursday, January 18 from 6:00-8:00 in Westlake Village, CA. Upcoming class on Wednesday, January 31 in Downtown Oxnard's Fresh & Fabulous. On Wednesday, Heather and I met at … Continue reading Let’s Bake Organic Bread and Change the World Together

Tamale Cooking Class: Vegetarian, Vegan, Organic

Sign up for a Holiday Tamale class here. All great tamale makers (tamaleros) have no written recipe. Their cookbook is visceral; they know how much ingredients to use by the look, feel, and taste. When I asked the organic farmer featured in the Produce & Water chapter, Nelida, for her tamale recipe, she said, “Chop … Continue reading Tamale Cooking Class: Vegetarian, Vegan, Organic

Eat, Drink and Make a Difference

The average home price in Half Moon Bay is $1,110,200 and forecasted to rise by 2% this year alone. With a minimum wage of $10.50 in California, it's hard to imagine how individuals and families working in farms, restaurants, and shops catering to the tourists that pour into the idyllic seaside city make ends meet. … Continue reading Eat, Drink and Make a Difference