Ethnic Tastes Find a Champion

May 14, 2020
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When Alejandra Rodriguez Boughton immigrated to Austin from Monterrey, Mexico, she brought along memories of good food that prompted a career change from banker to urban farmer. Discover how she grew her dream alongside horticulturist Ben Carroll to meet a growing need from local restaurant chefs and home cooks for authentic tastes. Find out the plants they rely on in heat and drought and why flowers make it into their edible mix.

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Ethnic Tastes Find a Champion | La Flaca urban farm

When Alejandra Rodriguez Boughton immigrated to Austin from Monterrey, Mexico, she brought along memories of good food that prompted a career change from banker to urban farmer. Discover how she grew her dream alongside horticulturist Ben Carroll to meet a growing need from local restaurant chefs and home cooks for authentic tastes. Find out the plants they rely on in heat and drought and why flowers make it into their edible mix.

Ethnic Tastes Find a Champion | La Flaca urban farm |Central Texas Gardener

When Alejandra Rodriguez Boughton immigrated to Austin from Monterrey, Mexico, she brought along memories of good food that prompted a career change from banker to urban farmer. Discover how she grew her dream alongside horticulturist Ben Carroll to meet a growing need from local restaurant chefs and home cooks for authentic tastes. Find out the plants they rely on in heat and drought and why flowers make it into their edible mix.

60 minutes

Moderators

  • Austin PBS

  • Laura

Panelists

  • Linda Lehmusvirta

    Linda Lehmusvirta produces, writes, edits and blogs CTG when she’s not in her certified Backyard Habitat. Her goal is to spare gardeners the mistakes she made as a new gardener. And she’s still figuring it out!

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