Protecting Pollinators: How to Save the Creatures that Feed Our World
Island Press, 2019

It’s impossible to write about food and farming without covering pollination. Writing articles about a dog trained to sniff out viruses in beehives; technologies aimed at replacing bees; and the buzz over high tech beehives got me thinking about the issues impacting pollinator survival. In Protecting Pollinators, I dug into the research and talked to the experts to explore the threats pollinators face and highlight the hopeful efforts aimed at restoring their populations.

Growing Your Own Tea Garden: The Guide to Growing and Harvesting Flavorful Teas in Your Backyard
Companion House Books, 2019

I started drinking orange pekoe tea served in plastic teacups when I was still too young to notice that my not-so-steaming mug with a lot of milk and very little tea. Though my palate has changed, my love of tea remained steadfast.  When I started growing herbs for tisanes, a new love affair began. In Growing Your Own Tea Garden, I share tips for turning your garden (or windowsill) into a mini tea plantation.

Farm Fresh Georgia

I traveled through Georgia, sampling fresh produce, getting lost in corn mazes, snuggling goats, interviewing chefs, eating at farm-to-table restaurants and milking cows to come up with 350+ amazing agritourism destinations across the state. If you live in the Peach State – or you’re planning a visit – this go to guidebook shares insider information about the best places to go for a true taste of Georgia.

Moon Charlotte

Moon Charlotte is a first edition travel guidebook highlighting the best of the Queen City. The book is filled with insider info and suggested itineraries for Charlotte and NASCAR Country.

The Green Year: 365 Small Things You Can Do to Make a Big Difference

The Green Year: 365 Small Things You Can Do to Make a Big Difference was published in December 2008. The book is filled with practical and inexpensive ideas – one for each day of the year – for a more eco-friendly lifestyle.

The Green Year has been featured in National Geographic Green Guide, Woman’s Day, Christian Science Monitor, Delicious Living, the Philadelphia Inquirer and numerous other publications.

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The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Green Careers

The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Green Careers is a comprehensive guide to environmentally conscious careers, including the fastest-growing and highest-paying careers in the green workplace.