Felicia Cocotzin Ruiz (Tewa, Tiwa, Mexican, Spanish) is a holistic healer and chef. She learned about traditional food and plant medicine from her relatives and from growing up in the Southwest desert. In her work, she exposes people to the delicious bounty of the desert and bridges eastern medicine with Southwestern medicine. In this episode, she talks about her love and respect for plants, green chile and what she’s doing to help spread food knowledge in Native America through the Northern American Traditional Indigenous Food Systems (NATIFS.org) organization.