Kirsten Rodgers

Come visit the Chile Pepper Institute!

By Kirsten Rodgers Chile peppers are beloved and treasured by New Mexico and are a staple in the homes of many. With decades of chile growth and production in the state, it has roots that run deep in the hearts of New Mexicans. The Chile Pepper Institute (CPI) helped plant some of those roots, and…

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A day at Spaceport America!

By Kirsten Rodgers Did you ever dream of going to space as a child? To float around without gravity holding you down, eat the fascinating astronaut food, and exploring the vastness that is space? While I didn’t quite make it to space, I did get one step closer. I visited a place that makes this…

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