The Antioquia Region of Colombia

Last year I was working on a farm in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania with no idea that I would find myself exploring the Antioquia region of Colombia studying sustainable food systems. I enrolled in the journalism program at Northampton in order to work towards my dream of becoming a photojournalist. When I learned that NCC had a…

No Turning Back

In 2012 my boyfriend Chris invited me on a two week backpacking trip. I had never been camping and I didn’t know the first thing about it. I loved hiking. Nature is my happy place. I decided to go. The plan was to hike southbound on the Appalachian Trail beginning in Delaware Water Gap. We…

Reflecting: The Past and New York City

A few years ago, three of my sisters from California came to visit me on the east coast. They wanted to see New York City. I really take for granted how close the Poconos are to the city and I never go. To be quite honest I have only been back once since this trip…