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Freelance Published Work

Contributing Writer/Technical Editor

Technical Editor for Living with Chickens by Jay Rossier (Lyons Press)
Contributing Writer for Happy Hens & Fresh Eggs by Signe Langford (Douglas & McIntyre)
Technical Editor for Healing Montana Sky by best-selling author Debra Holland (Montlake Romance)


Chickens Magazine Flock Talk, 2017-2019
Community Chickens
Grit Magazine
Mother Earth News Magazine

Print Articles

Old Farmers Almanac | Protecting Chickens from Predators
Old Farmers Almanac | How to Build a Chicken Run
Pip Magazine | Keeping Chickens: A Beginners Guide

Acreage Life | Are Fresh Eggs Really Better? 
Backyard Poultry Magazine | DIY Cranberry Nut Scratch Wreath
Chickens Magazine | Run Defense
Hobby Farms | Natural Weed Control
Hobby Farms | 8 Great Soil Amendments
Old Farmers Almanac | Chicken Coop Design Considerations
Old Farmers Almanac | Raising Ducks for Eggs
Old Farmers Almanac | The Best Chicken Breeds for your Backyard

Backyard Poultry Magazine | Watermelon Soup with Mint: Cooling Treat
Backyard Poultry Magazine | Raise a Basket Full of Colored Chicken Eggs
Backyard Poultry Magazine | Make a Weed Salad with Apple Cider Vinegar
Chickens Magazine | Composting to a Tea
Chickens Magazine | Clucks to Quacks
Countryside Small Stock Journal | No Spring Chicken: Case for Keeping Older Hens
Farmers Almanac | Cracking the Code on Supermarket Eggs
Green Child Magazine | Children & Chickens: What Backyard Chickens Can Teach Kids
HGTV Magazine | How Well Do you Know your Grocery Store?
Hobby Farms | Looking for Natural Remedies, Natural Chicken Keeping
Hobby Farms | Over-the-Top Coops Chicken Coops & Playgrounds
Independence MonthlyKeep your own Hens for a Supply of Fresh Eggs Every Day

Backyard Poultry Magazine | Peppermint for Thicker Eggshells
Backyard Poultry Magazine | Ginger for Overall Better Health
Backyard Poultry Magazine | Oregano for Stronger Immune Systems In Poultry
Backyard Poultry Magazine | Lavender for a Stress-Free Coop
Backyard Poultry Magazine | Winter Feed Supplements
Chickens Magazine | Looking for Natural Remedies
Chickens Magazine | Lay, Lady, Lay
Farmers Almanac | The Chicken or the Egg
Hobby Farms | Herbs for Birds
Mother Earth News | Do Farm Fresh Eggs Require Refrigeration? 
Molly Green Magazine | Natural Pest Control in the Garden

Backyard Poultry Magazine | Feed for Molting Season
Backyard Poultry Magazine | Feed for Orange Yolks
Backyard Poultry Magazine | Satisfying Supplements
Backyard Poultry Magazine | Herbs Especially for Layers
Backyard Poultry Magazine | Breakfast of Champion Layers
Backyard Poultry Magazine | How to Make a Chicken Swing
Countryside & Small Stock Journal | Hens have a Swinging Good Time
Hobby Farms | Ring around the Coop

Backyard Poultry MagazineEggshells vs. Oyster Shell
Bonnie Plants | An Herb Garden for Chickens
Chickens Magazine | Herbs for Birds
Chickens Magazine | Keep your Cool
Chickens Magazine | Alternative Egg Money
Chickens Magazine | Lavender Vanilla Coop Refresh Spray
Hobby Farms Ducks | How to Hatch Duck Eggs in an Incubator
Hobby Farms Ducks | Brooding the Babies
Hobby Farms Ducks |  Egg-cellent
Urban Farm Magazine | Orange Peel Coop Cleaner 

Cappers Farmer | Chick Gifts, Make Your Girls a Much Needed Treat This Winter
Cappers Farmer | Chicken Pot Pie with Herbed Crust, Fall for Comfort Food
Chickens Magazine | Make Way for Winter
Tractor Supply Out Here | Farm Fresh: Storing and Handling Eggs

NZ Lifestyle Block Magazine | Gardening with Chickens, How to Care for Your Poultry

Special Editions
Hobby Farms Presents DIY Projects


Sloggers website photographer
Baby your Babies Photo Contest, Finalist, sponsored by Manna Pro
Egg Photo Contest, 1st Place Winner, sponsored by McMurray Hatchery

Awards + Recognition

  • 2020, Top Farming Blog, Ranked Blogs
  • 2019, Top Three Individual "Agvocate", Alltech
  • 2018, Top 25 Chicken Keeping Blogger, peer ranking
  • 2018, Top Gardening Blog/Community Cultivator Award, WikiLawn
  • 2017, Top Three Individual "Agvocate", Alltech
  • 2017, #1 Top Poultry Blog, Feedspot
  • 2016, Blogger of the Year Finalist, The Blogger Network
  • 2016, Top Green Lifestyle Blog, Green Match UK
  • 2016, Top 50 Gardening Blog, Golden Trowel Award
  • 2015, Top 10 Gardening Blog, Nature Hills
  • 2014, Top Ten Gardening Blog, Better Homes and Garden

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