Jessica is a certified plant-based chef, and has a certification in plant-based nutrition. She is a passionate educator, and has taught science, community gardening, and food education for the last 17 years. She holds a Master’s in Science Education and is a certified NYS biology teacher. Jessica now combines her passion for cooking & gardening with her passion for teaching.
She writes recipes and photographs her food blog, Garden Fresh Foodie, a blog devoted to plant-based, gluten free, seasonal recipes. Jessica teaches as an adjunct professor at a local Buffalo, NY college, Daemen College, as well as healthy cooking classes in the Buffalo, NY area wherever there’s a table and an outlet!
Her recipes are featured on the One Green Planet, Food Revolution Network (a program begun by John Robbins, of Diet for a New America & The Food Revolution), The American Heart Association, Forks Over Knives, www.tastespotting.com, www.foodgawker.com, and www.findingvegan.com.