Vine welcomed Ms. Reya Steele, Nutritionist from Hurst Ranch's Garden Gourmet Program. Reya Steele is a holistic health writer and nutrition educator specializing in the medicinal power of plants and a whole food plant-based diet. Her degree is in Philosophy, but she also has studied the food system, nutrition and holistic health for 23 years. Reya has worked professionally as a health researcher, writer and educator for 14 years. She currently divides her time between: teaching garden-based nutrition to elementary school students, developing a nutrition curriculum, finishing a book on nutrition science, completing her first recipe book and developing the holistic health website www.HealingWithPlants.us.