A busy mom and gardener, certified plant-based chef and blogger at Garden Fresh Foodie.
Jessica is a busy mom of two and grows much of what her family eats. She is a certified plant-based chef, holds a certification in plant-based nutrition, and is a certified CHIP facilitator. She is a passionate educator, and has taught science, community gardening, and food education since 1998. She holds a Master’s in Science Education, is a certified NYS biology teacher, and recently began a Master’s in Public Health program. Jessica combines her passion for cooking and gardening with her passion for teaching. She writes recipes and photographs her food for gardenfreshfoodie.com, a blog devoted to plant-based, gluten free, seasonal recipes. Jessica lectures about the health benefits of plant-based nutrition, and holds healthy, plant-based cooking classes in the Buffalo, NY area wherever there’s a table and an outlet. Her recipes have been featured on One Green Planet, Food Revolution Network, the American Heart Association, Forks Over Knives, tastespotting.com, foodgawker.com and findingvegan.com.