Radicle is the botanical term for the embryonic root that first emerges when a seed germinates (sprouts). This blog is for everyone, but most especially for educators and families interested in learning through gardening and cooking. Mostly, this site aims to hold a space for sharing ideas, resources, and bits of beauty. Thank you for joining me.
As an environmental educator based in Portland, OR I draw inspiration from my students, young and younger, as they study a worm in their hand, taste lovage for the first time, and share stories of their grandfather’s cooking. After over nine years of working with children in the classroom, kitchen, forest, and garden, I have come to regard food and ecological education as central to learning about ourselves and the natural world, as well as bringing life and meaning to every curricular subject. I hold an MA in Science Education but my real learning comes through engaging with people and soil, saving seed, exploring trees and shores, and testing pickle recipes.