El Estoque

Fresh from the garden

Fresh from the garden

Varsha Venkat

February 25, 2013

Pickles, gnocchi and ratatouille: it all sounds like something you’d find in a first-class restaurant in Paris, but for Spanish teacher Maria Coughlin, making these complex dishes is part of a weekly routine.Coughlin has been an avid gardener for as long as she can remember, and her love of fresh frui...

Getting to the root of the fruit trees

Getting to the root of the fruit trees

Sara Yang

November 10, 2011

Along the pathway from the rally court to the academic quad, among petrified pieces of gum and flyaway chip bags, sharp-eyed observers might notice streaks of smashed green fruit. They did not simply fall out of student lunch boxes — they fell from the trees. Pineapple guava trees are scat...