contributors

Lisa Steele, the creative mind behind the popular online chicken keeping resource Fresh Eggs Daily®, has been around chickens most...

Kenton Seth via www.pithandvigor.com

Kenton Seth lives in his high desert hometown of Grand Junction, Colorado, where he enjoys all things gardening. As the former Head...

  Inspired by her study of cross-cultural healing practices, Dr. Daleo believes it is possible to weave the ways of ancient...

Kath LaLiberte for PITH + VIGOR www..pithandvigor.com

Kathleen LaLiberte moved to Vermont in the 1970s with the dream of having a garden where she could grow her...

THOMAS LEO OGREN, a former teacher, farmer and nurseryman, is a horticulturist and allergy researcher who has spent 30 years...

Bernadette Giblin contributor to pithandvigor.com

Bernadette Giblin, is known as the organic Grass Whisperer in her local community of Northampton, Massachusetts. She’s the featured organic land...

Ellen Hoverkamp for PITH + VIGOR AUTUMN 2015 COVER ARTIST

Connecticut artist Ellen Hoverkamp has exhibited her work in galleries and solo shows throughout New England, New York, New Jersey...

Eddie Dejong Keyhole garden maker wita gardens contributor to www.pithandvigor.com

I’m Eddie DeJong and I’m the CDI (Chief Dreamer and Inventor) at Vita Gardens.  I’ll be honest – I get...

Sofia Rivera contributor to PITH + VIGOR, www.pithandvigor.com

Sofia is a graduate of The Bromfield School in Harvard, MA and a current sophomore at Simmons College, double majoring...

Alexandra Cronin contributor to PITH + VIGOR www.pithandvigor.com

Alexandra Cronin grew up on her family’s farm in Massachusetts surrounded by countryside lined with rock walls and dotted with...

Emily Mitchell contributor to PITH + VIGOR www.pithandvigor.com

While Emily spends most of her time as a journalism student at Northeastern University, she hosts several other identities. Believer that...

joy flanagan by joe santa maria via www.pithandvigor.com

Joy Flanagan has been behind the bar at Armsby Abbey in Worcester, MA going on 7 years now.  It was...

Dave Ledoux on pith + vigor www.pithandvigor.com

Dave Ledoux is the host of the popular gardening podcast Back To My Garden where he interviews experts on soil, seeds,...

Gillian Carson

I’m British, 42 years old and mother to two small(ish) children. I live in Portland, Oregon. I spent over 10...

Carrie Preston by jolanthe lalkens

Carrie Preston has been designing gardens for 25 years. At just 14 years old she started working at a perennial...

alice Marcus Kreig and Carmen Devito (Thistle and Fig) for www.pithandvigor.com

Plant Detectives, Thistle & Fig seek out and share stories of horticultural intrigue.  A plant based comic series, The Thistle...

Gideon Kendall for www.pithandvigor.com

Gideon Kendall was born in Austin, Texas and spent his childhood on a commune deep in the backwoods of West...

Samantha Dion Baker for www.pithandvigor.com

Samantha Dion Baker is an award-winning graphic designer and illustrator living in Brooklyn, New York. With a background in designing...

Abby Larson for www.pithandvigor.com

Abby Larson is editor and founder of the wildly popular wedding resource, Style Me Pretty. In 2007, Abby set out to...

Jason Logan for pithandvigor.com

Jason S. Logan is a Toronto-based creative director and strategic graphic designer.  Recent projects include branding, identity and creative direction...

Hilah Connelly for PITHANDVIGOR.com

Hilah Connelly grew up in Harvard, MA and in wilds of New England’s forests and along her shores. She graduated...

Cindy Conner on Seed LIbraries for www.pithandvigor.com

Cindy Conner researches how to sustainably grow a complete diet in a small space at her home near Ashland, VA, and...

Pat Leuchtmanat www.pithandvigor.com

Pat Leuchtman had barely begun her own garden in Heath, Massachusetts in 1980 when she began writing Between the Rows,...

 My name is Bridget Beth Collins. I live in a little corner of Seattle called Ravenna with my coder husband...

Erin Lang Norris

I try not to take life too seriously and you can usually find me settling debates and things I don’t...

Rodney Eason – Director of Horticulture and Plant Curator at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, father of 4, husband to a Renaissance...

Ann Marie Dorning

Anne-Marie Dorning is an editor, storyteller, and “wicked” good writer. Prior to launching her own communications company, Anne-Marie was an award-winning journalist...

Brie Arthur for PITHANDVIGOR.com

Brie is a professional plant propagator in Raleigh, NC who is also consults for PBS’s Growing Greener World. Admired and...

Mark McClain of Salem, Virginia, is a community volunteer, environmentalist, and avid crossword solver and constructor.

Amanda Rotondo for PITH + VIGOR

I don’t really have much to say about myself. I’m a usability designer, I am married and have a daughter,...

Leslie Bunnell for PITH + VIGOR

Leslie Bunnell is a graphic designer based in Harvard, MA. Her extensive background in art direction and design spans publishing...

Kelly Fitzsimmons

Kelly has been a portrait photographer for more than half her life.  Her work is primarily focused on timeless portraits...

Abbey Lossing For PITH + VIGOR

Abbey Lossing is a freelance illustrator based in Celoron, NY.  She attended Syracuse University where she majored in illustration. Her...

Matt Mattus for PITH + VIGOR

Truly a life-long plantsman, Matt was raised (and still lives on) his family property in Massachusetts where three generations of...

Oana Befort for PITH + VIGOR

Oana Befort is a freelance graphic artist based in Bucharest, Romania, where she lives with her husband and two kiddos. ...

Roanne Robbins for PITH + VIGOR

Roanne Robbins is garden and floral designer, amateur baker, and moss collector who is always running from one project to the next,...

Joanne Neale for PITH + VIGOR

Joanne Neale is a former attorney who is now using the other side of her brain as a garden designer...