I'm the Illustrator behind all of the products here at the Prints & Plants shop. Growing up, I had little connection to the food on my plate. It wasn't until I moved to a small farming town in Minnesota to study art that I witnessed the beauty of local and seasonal foods.
As I snuck pieces of local produce from the cafeteria to the studio, I came across this quote:
"The day is coming when a single carrot, freshly observed, will set off a revolution."
I began to wonder how the future of our food systems and the natural world could change for the better if we took more time to appreciate their beauty.
When we observe our surroundings with reverence, we can find the magic that exists just outside our doorstep. We can remember the nourishment that comes from living in tandem with the earth. When we slow down to observe, a revolution can occur.
A revolution of awareness, connection, and awe.
It is my mission to create art for your home that invites you to slow down and fall in love with food and the natural world because, as Baba Dioum stated, "In the end, we will conserve only what we love."
I believe that fresh, local food is a right that everyone should have equal access to. I also believe that the farmers who work so hard to bring food to our tables deserve justice, health, and fair pay.
15% of all profits from the Food Justice Collection
goes toward Food Justice Organizations. Currently, the organization receiving proceeds from Prints & Plants is The National Black Food and Justice Alliance