Hometown: Decorah, IA
Favorite place on campus: The Caf, I love to caf sit and socialize.
Veggie of choice: Peas, I have a problem eating them as I pick.
Most enjoyed gardening activity: Either picking stuff or weeding stuff, I like weeding because it’s a good way to get rid of frustration.
Best seasonal recipe: Stir fry peas, carrots, garlic, onions, and a pinch of curry with rice.
Why do you enjoy gardening?: I enjoy gardening because I feel like I've really accomplished something at the end of the day, must be all the dirt, sweat and healthy food!
Tessa loves being outside, whether it be gardening, or going on adventure runs. On campus, she is involved in Cross Country and Track and Field. Tessa also enjoys art and reading; “I never miss a chance to be creative!”