Articles

2015-07-31_0002Country Living, September 2015 
Bloom Service: Erin Benzakein of Floret Flower Farm is inspiring a new generation of florist-farmers with hands-on workshops at her 3-acre farm in Washington’s lush Skagit Valley.

Somerset Life, Winter 2014 
Cherish the Moments

Boston Globe  
Crafting the New England Season: The best craft fairs and art events in New England.  

Country LivingNovember 2010
The Good Shepherd: Susan Gibbs ditched her high-pressure television career for greener pastures- namely 11 acres in Virginia, where she now raises goats and sheep for yarn. 

Somerset LifeAutumn 2010
An Artful Gathering: My reflection on Squam Art Workshops. 

Bitch, Issue 48, Fall 2010
Beyond the Third Sex: The shifting fortunes of India’s hijras. 

Time Out New York, Issue 737
Critic’s Pick: Sunday Suppers:  Eat, cook and be merry at this seasonal supper club.

Bust, June/July 2009
Cool as Ice: Most snow-cone memories involve fluorescent colors, dyed lips, country fairs, and all-day sugar highs. But Lindsay Laricks has set out to change the tarnished image of shaved ice with Fresher than Fresh, her Kansas City, MO, gourmet snow-cone shop. 

Babble.com, April 2009
Why Hide Miscarriage?: In the age of Facebook and Twitter, you could get the impression that there is no such thing as a secret. Why then, is it taboo to share news of a pregnancy in its early stages? What are we so afraid of?

Regular Contributor:

2014-04-23_0002Spring 2015
Edible Enterprise: Hope & Main and the Business of Food

Winter 2014-2015
Eye Candy: The Sampler

Fall 2014
Lots of Hope: An Urban Farm Collaboration Takes Root in Providence

Fall 2013
Farm Supply: Why Drake Patten is Crowing About Cluck

Spring 2013
Local Hero Awards

Fall 2012
Farmer Philosophy: Pat’s Pastured, Where it’s Okay to be a Pig

Summer 2012 
Earth Behind Bars: A garden offers respite in the most unlikely of places. 

Fall 2011
A Brief and Wondrous History of the Rhode Island Red: Taking a closer look at our state bird. 

Spring 2011
Food Heroes: Putting down roots at Southside Community Land Trust.

Fall 2010
Food Heroes: A conversation with Ken Ayars, Chief of the Division of Agriculture of the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management.  

Spring 2010
Cultivating Curiosity: Rhode Island students get the dirt on where their food comes from.  

2014-04-23_0005Issue 10: Seed
Animal Seed Bank

Issue 7: Gather
Eating Like a Local

Issue 6: Water
A Tale of Two Islands

Issue 4: Wood
Wild Abundance

Issue 2: Paths

2014-04-23_0003Issue 10
My Heart Wanders: A review of Pia Jane Bijkerk’s memoir. 

Issue 8
Blue Sky Alpacas: Linda Niemeyer creates yarn with soul. 

Issue 5
The Artisans of India: Discover the diverse and ancient arts of India, and meet the artisans working to preserve their traditions. 

Issue 4
Country Retreat; Squam Art Workshops: A country retreat for creative types, the Fall 2009 session of Squam Art Workshops brought together artists, crafters, painters and writers from around the world for a long-weekend filled with workshops and friendships.

Book Contributions

2014-04-23_0004Painted Pages by Sarah Ahearn

Kids’ Crafternoon: Felting by Kathreen Rickshaw

Design*Sponge at Home by Grace Bonney