5 Questions for Barbara Collier, Lisa Moser and Bharti Chojar, Co-Chairs of the 12th Annual Dazzling Dahlias Show

Left to Right: Barbara Collier, Bharti Chojar and Lisa Moser, Co-Chairs of the 12th Annual Dazzling Dahlias Show.

The Show is on September 21 and 22 at Greenwich Botanical Center. Admission is FREE.

Question: I had never been very aware of dahlias until I got involved with Greenwich Botanical Center and worked at my first Dazzling Dahlias Show. The minute I arrived, felt the energy of the exhibitors, and saw the  flowers…It was a true “aha!” moment. How did you get pulled into the world of the dahlia? What is it about the dahlia that has kept you a part of this organization  and event for so many years? 

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Five Questions for Donna Bunte, of Donna Bunte Whole Health

Donna has been practicing Chinese medicine, acupuncture and nutrition for twenty years.  She opened her practice in 1995 in New York and moved her practice to Old Greenwich, CT where she has been helping people since 1999.

This summer at GBC, Donna Bunte of Donna Bunte Whole Health is teaching a number of classes and workshops that explore the benefits of Chinese Medicine and the ways it can counteract the negative effects of living in fast-paced modern world.

For a list of Donna’s classes at GBC, click here.

Happy 20th Anniversary! Your website bio says you moved from New York City to Old Greenwich in 1999. Any differences in how people perceive and respond to Chinese medicine and holistic health between then and now? Or between patients in the city and ‘burbs?
Yes there is. Actually I started in 1996 in nyc where more and more people were open to Chinese medicine. After coming out to Greenwich I realized that people were not that familiar with the system of medicine. Now it is much more accepted, referred by doctors and covered by insurance. People often choose it first rather than as a last resort.

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