Ella Rossitto

Plant now for fall and winter greens

Even before the bushels of tomatoes, zucchini and peppers start to wane, it’s time for fall planting. It’s a natural progression for Master Gardener Laurie Meyerpeter ...

Rock Creek school garden sows enthusiasm for healthy eating

The menu at Rock Creek Elementary cafeteria has had a special addition lately ? lettuce from the school garden. Back in production since last fall, the garden got a spring renovat ...

Rock Creek garden blooming as nutritional asset, teaching tool

Volunteer Ella Rossitto appreciates students really digging in and she’s seeing a lot of that in Rock Creek Elementary School’s Life Lab garden and composting programs. “Our ...

Retiring teachers look back on their careers, ahead to the future

Several local teachers are retiring this year. In these profiles they take a look back at the memories created during their careers. Ella Rossitto, a 22-year veteran of Rock Cr ...