By Gabriella Rivera Sometimes at night, I let my tears run down my face and into my mouthI don’t wipe them awayI want to taste my painSometimes at night, I let my body fallI give away my weightAnd hope it never comes backSometimes at night, I sigh loudDelivering my pressuresFrom a world that refuses to … Continue reading Rest

The Root of Not-Dogs

By Gabriella Rivera This issue is all about underground and the first thing that comes to mind for me is root vegetables (get it?). I have cooked with beets before for The Teller, so I am not a stranger to the earthy creatures, but for this issue I want to have some fun. I recently … Continue reading The Root of Not-Dogs

If Your Abuela Was a Vegetarian, These Are the Empanadas She Would Make

by Gabriella Rivera Every year, my favorite part of the holidays is gathering around the table with family or friends to enjoy a good meal.  After I started eating more plant based, I realized how many foods at my family’s table were meat centered. As I discussed this with more of the Latinx community it … Continue reading If Your Abuela Was a Vegetarian, These Are the Empanadas She Would Make

New Paltz Produce Calendar!

by Gabriella Rivera The Hudson Valley’s agriculture is rich and ripe with possibilities for fresh, delicious dishes. By shopping for produce as in-season as possible, you can provide yourself with the best ingredients while reducing your carbon footprint.  Produce Currently In-Season:  Fruits: Apples, Blackberries, Blueberries, Cantaloupe, Grapes, Nectarines, Peaches, Pears, Plums, Raspberries, Tomatoes, Watermelon Vegetables/non-fruits: … Continue reading New Paltz Produce Calendar!