My mother was a gardener. She had blackberries and tomatoes in our backyard, and an herb garden near the back door that flavored her thoughtful and delicious meals. In her late 50s, my mom developed early onset Alzheimer’s. When she was ailing, but could still get into the car for occasional excursions, we liked to […]Read More
Katy Rugg grew up in Richmond, left for some adventures around the world, pursued a masters degree in intercultural relations, and returned back home again. She spends much of her time in her kitchen making foods and herbal preparations with edible flowers for her small business, Petal Palate, helping to connect people with nature and its healing properties and exploring the culture, plants and wildlife in her own backyard.