Intrepid wordsmith deeply invested in the good food movement, sustainability, social justice and the arts. I believe being able to carefully craft (and quickly invent!) clear, engaging, and persuasive narratives is not only an invaluable skill, but—dare I say it?—fun, too.

Food & Agriculture

I'm all about food. Plain old lip-smacking good food, garden-fresh produce, organic farming, urban farming, grass-based agriculture, aquaculture, sustainability, nutrition, food history, culture and community, the list goes on...  

This section compiles articles from several food-centric projects I write for. Go on, have a taste! 

Happy Earth Day! How are you celebrating this year?

Happy Earth Day! How are you celebrating this year? Today we’re ringing in the 49th anniversary of the holiday that launched a new wave of environmental activism: Earth Day! This is one of our favorite holidays here at Organic Valley, and we strive to celebrate it year-round through our sustainability and renewable energy work; through our focus on organic, working in harmony with nature instead of against it; and through one of Rootstock Radio host Theresa Marquez’s great original ideas—Earth

Fred Provenza: Where Wonder Meets Science (And Why They Aren’t Mutually Exclusive)

Today, Dr. Fred Provenza talks about the many layers of intrinsic wisdom present in the natural world, from the perspective of a respected scientist and researcher. He is professor emeritus in the department of wildland resources at Utah State University, a renowned animal behaviorist and author of the recently published book Nourishment: What Animals Can Teach Us about Rediscovering Our Nutritional Wisdom.
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