Writing Samples

        Food & Craft Beverage

A Year to Grow On, Local farmers face winter, water and wild weather,” edible Inland Northwest, Fall 2019

“Q&A with Dr. Patrick Hayes: What Barley Means to Beer,” Sip Northwest, Fall 2019

Washington’s (Unofficial) Bread Trail,” Northwest Travel & Life, May/June, 2019

Grain to Glass: Time for Pacific Northwest Malts to Shine,” Sip Northwest, Summer 2018

Building a New Grains Terroir: Washington’s bread, beer & spirits get a local makeover,” 1889 Magazine, June 2018

Mother Nature Provides: Brewers and Cidermakers Look to the Land for Inspiration,” Sip Northwest, Spring 2018

The Hops Farmer: John Segal, Jr.Beer Advocate, September 2017

“On Location: Bale Breaker Brewing Co.” All About Beer Magazine, January 2017 (story & photos)


Land trusts help farmers protect their way of life,” Country Folks Grower, January 2018

“Back to Our Roots: Cultivating threatened native plant species offers many rewards for wildlife and gardeners alike,” Walla Walla Lifestyles, March 2017

“Renew and Reuse: Producers Champion for Solar Energy,” Sip Northwest, Summer 2017

Grain to Glass: Breweries Contribute to the Land They Hail From,” Sip Northwest, Spring 2017


“Crystal Ellis ’01 Fights to Make Furniture Safer for Children,” Whitman, Winter 2020

Mighty Tieton – An artisan incubator buoys an entire town,” 1889 Magazine, April/May 2019

Estacada Artists Paint the Town,” 1859 Magazine, June/July 2018

Dada in Walla Walla,” 1889 Magazine, July 2018

Walla Walla Distilling: Husband and wife distill words, metal and grains,” 1889 Magazine, Dec/Jan 2017


“Trio of City Sipping, Discover the beverage hub of Washington’s Tri-Cities,” Sip Northwest Spring 2019

“Walla Walla Trip Planner: Small town roots, Bigtime Wine – Walla Walla is about a lot more than just wine,” 1889 Magazine, Oct 2018

Washington’s Five Best Hot Springs,” 1889 Magazine, Dec/Jan 2017

Cozy Yurt Camping,” Northwest Travel & Life, Nov/Dec 2017

          Outdoor Adventure

Paying It Forward on the Pacific Crest Trail,Bend Magazine, July 2018

Hiking the High Desert,” Ontrak, Fall 2017 (story & photos, see pg.32)

Beyond Numbers: A Christmas Bird Count opens a window to a parallel universe of birds and birders,” Walla Walla Lifestyles, December 2017

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