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Step by Step, From the Vulnerable to Change Makers

Lorena Venegas has just turned 50. She feels grateful when she reflects on her journey that began in Chile with her family. She was born in the U.S. but went back to Chile because her parents' visas expired, and they were deported. After several years of struggling...

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What does Advanced Certified Master Gardener mean?

Rachel Ziesk has been the instructor of Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven (NHS) Gardening Classes for 10 years. She considers gardening, and showing people how, as her passion rather than a job. “It goes way back to when I was in North Carolina.” Rachel...

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