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Here is an excerpt from an article on Catherine Zimmerman, author of Urban and Suburban Meadows, that is scheduled to go out next week in the next AOLCP e-news. Look for the complete article in the August AOLCP enews!
AOLCP Catherine Zimmerman to Appear on TODAY Show
BY KATHY LITCHFIELD – When she went back to school at age 50, AOLCP Catherine Zimmerman (CT course, ’06) never dreamed she’d have the opportunity to appear on network television as a champion against pesticide use and a promoter of Organic Land Care (OLC) to a national audience.
Yet, on Sept. 13, Zimmerman will be featured on the NBC Today Show, the focus of Jane Pauley’s “Your Life Calling” series. The segment profiles Americans 50 years or older, who have reinvented their careers in order to pursue their dreams. For Catherine that meant combining her 35 years as an award winning director of photography and her passion for OLC.
She said being filmed for the Today Show profile involved cameras literally following her around on given days – choosing native plants at a nursery, consulting with clients, at public speaking engagements, and walking in meadows. Jane Pauley even wanted to go back to the family farm where it all started to shoot Catherine’s interview...