Selected Articles

pressSelf, July/ August 2016
Indulge: Nice & Icy

The Coastal Table, Summer 2016
Ice Cream Party

Country 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.

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

Yankee Magazine, July 2011
The Best 5 Farmers’ Markets 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.

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., 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:

Summer 2017
Rhode Island in Full Bloom

Spring 2017
Knead Doughnuts

Winter 2016-2017
Willa Van Nostrand’s Little Bitte

Summer 2016
PVDonuts: A New and Better Donut Destination for RI
Icy Creamy Healthy Sweet: Recipes and Excerpt

Spring 2016
Local Heroes Winners 2016

Fall 2015
Edible Rhody Kids: Little Bites

Spring 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.  

Issue 20: Share
The Power of Handmade

Issue 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
Inch by Inch, Row by Row

Issue 1: Soil 
The Backyard Battle

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 Ricketson

Design*Sponge at Home by Grace Bonney