All in TREK
This op-ed essay was first published in one of my favorite news magazines, High Country News. It resonated with me personally but its message is an important one: we care about the things we know and we name the things we know.
A guest post from my friend, Emily Peterson, who had the opportunity to travel to Madagascar to learn and work with the farmers who grow vanilla, cacao, vetiver and ylang ylang. Emily's wonderful post and photos offers a glimpse into the farmers' lives, their communities and their crops.
Spring has been elusive and the usual abundance of wildflowers has been even more elusive. I trekked to several different places seeking wildflowers and found them. Enjoy!
A photo essay of a recent trek through the Desert Botanical Gardens in Phoenix.