Shital Parikh is a Master Gardener, a board member of Del Mar Mesa Planning Board & Los Penesquitos Community Advisory Committee. She is a certified master composter. Passions are edibles, butterfly, pollinator and sensory gardens. As a volunteer with school gardens she introduces simple farm fresh nutrional foods and cooking methods to students. Shital has been a cooking instructor for over 15 years. She has a Masters in Corporate Communications.