Wednesday, June 12, 2013

I've moved...

You can catch my latest updates at: http://christinboggs.wordpress.com/

Sunday, October 7, 2012

Finnish Events DC :: Vellamo & Piknikki

Last month I began taking Finnish language classes at the Finn School in Northern Virginia. Last Saturday I documented two big events. The first photograph below is from a special visit and performance by Vellamo, a duo of folk musicians from Vaasa, Finland. After class, the Finlandia Foundation National Capital Chapter hosted a picnic, featuring some awesome relay races for the kids! You can check out more photos on my SmugMug page.

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New Work :: School Gardens :: Clara Barton Elementary School - Rochester Roots x2



Tuesday, August 21, 2012

New Work :: School Gardens :: Buford Middle School



















Stay tuned for more Hasselblad photos from the past few months!

Monday, August 6, 2012

Garden Friend :: Praying Mantis














I spotted this praying mantis hanging out in my garden on a corn leaf this evening. Natural pest control at its finest! 

And a word about the corn plant... For the past few years I've done my best to pretty much avoid corn and corn bi-products, since the majority are GMOs. But this past winter I read Born to Run, in which author Christopher McDougall discusses Tarahumara corn flour and gives a shout out to Native Seeds - "a leader in the heirloom seed movement." I ordered a few different seed varieties from the website to try out. This particular plant is Tarahumara Gordo "Rosari". I also recently stumbled on Grow Seed, a "Heritage Wheat Conservancy." I wonder if these seeds could offer a cure to America's gluten intolerance epidemic.