Selected Writings



SHE IS RUNNING: Congressional Hopeful Anita Malik’s Motto: “Listen First, Then Lead,” Dame Magazine

A Sustaining Education,” Edible Baja Arizona

Cupcake Recovery,” Edible Baja Arizona

“All Things Wild,” Edible Baja Arizona 

“Healing in Place,” Edible Baja Arizona

“Our Abundant Desert Forest,” Edible Baja Arizona

“As the Flood Waters Rose, Thousands of Animals Needed to Be Saved,” Good Housekeeping

“‘The Water Rose So Fast’: Victims of the 1000-year flood tell their stories,” Salon

“After the flood, Louisiana families seek a return to normalcy,” Salon

“Inside Out: In a detention center, youth learn how to plant, grow, and harvest food,” Edible Baja Arizona

“A national disgrace: Arizonans vent about the primary day disaster that created massive lines and turned many voters away,” Salon

Growing for the Future,” Edible Baja Arizona

Ingraining,” Edible Baja Arizona

Flower of the Goat,” Edible Baja Arizona

From Her Kitchen To Your Boca,” Edible Baja Arizona

Monkeying Around,” Edible Baja Arizona

Where the Frogs Sleep,” Edible Baja Arizona

A Proper Devil,” Edible Baja Arizona


Women’s Bodies, Women’s Consent,” Arizona Spotlight, Arizona Public Media (starts at 17:30)

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First place in Community Food and Beverage Reporting for 2015, Arizona Press Club for “Ingraining” from Edible Baja Arizona 

Finalist for an 2015 Eddy Award for Gardening Story for “Growing for the Future” from Edible Baja Arizona