Monthly Archives for February, 2013

The Pursuit of (Im)perfect Fruit

Posted on: February 11th, 2013 by
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There is no secret.  I am a vegan.  As a friend put it today, “the produce section is safe for you” and has always been my first and sometimes only stop in the grocery store.  But yesterday during my weekly shopping spree of goodness, I picked up what I thought were just a bag of oranges.  When I got home: I happened to scan the Continue reading the story "The Pursuit of (Im)perfect Fruit"

Farmer Jess:Buy Local, Think Global

Posted on: February 6th, 2013 by
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There is something that I must confess.  I am a foodie.  I love the taste, smell, feel of fresh whole foods, especially if the food in my plant-based diet didn’t travel more than hundreds of miles to get to my plate.  This is especially hard to find in Middle America in the winter so when I see locally grown signs at my local grocer I get super excited Continue reading the story "Farmer Jess:Buy Local, Think Global"

Why this MBA is taking engineering classes in her last semester

Posted on: February 2nd, 2013 by
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Attending one of the best engineering schools in the country has its perks, from the underground tunnels so I can walk from the parking garage to all of my classes throughout campus without going out in the snow to feeling inspired every day by the Neil Armstrong (a Purdue grad!) memorial.  But the biggest perk to me is being on the cutting edge of a Continue reading the story "Why this MBA is taking engineering classes in her last semester"