Wendy Watkins

by Wendy Watkins

Meet the new crop of School to Farm workers

“And don’t think the garden loses its ecstasy in the winter. It’s quiet, but the roots are down there riotous.” (Rumi) We don’t necessarily associate fall with planting unless we’re talking about...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | COLUMN: Parsnippet

Dolores School Garden provides earth-to-plate experience

“Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.”– inscription at Dolores Elementary School by William Butler YeatsUnder a sodden late June sky and a steady drizzle of rain,...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | COLUMN: Parsnippet

Parsnippet Garlic scapes provide a fresh twist to pesto

There are many reasons to wake yourself up on Saturday mornings and hustle down to the Cortez Farmers Market. But half the fun once you make the effort to get there is discovering new foods or...

DATE: July 10, 2014 | COLUMN: Parsnippet

The Parsnippet: Farmers market launches with array of goods, food

The Cortez Farmers Market kicked off its summer season on Saturday with an abundance of local offerings, both edible and durable, from an array of vendors as varied and eclectic as their produce....

DATE: June 9, 2014 | COLUMN: Parsnippet

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