Kathleen Garvey is a lifelong artist, writer, cook, gardener, and swimmer; also a wife, mom, and grandmother. She is a Mount Holyoke College graduate with a degree in studio art and art his- tory. For twenty years she has worked on a small family farm in Massachusetts. Participating in a Bay Path College writing group, she’s completed two rough drafts for books, which are hidden under her bed. One is a collection of essays that focus on food and family.