Archive for August, 2015

By Alice Meyering, Program Coordinator of Community & Contract Education Instructor Susan Ryza has pulled on her Peace Corps work with Salvadoran craftspeople to teach a wide variety of jewelry and crafts to students of virtually every age, finding great rewards at many levels. SMC Community Ed just published a profile of Susan in our monthly […]

By Christy Wilhelmi, Organic Gardening Instructor Although many will disregard companion planting and see it as old wives’ tales, many plants, flowers and herbs do defend themselves against insects by being poisonous to them or developing a strong scent that frightens them away, and it is possible that a plant growing close by might benefit […]