Free Online Courses for Creative Folks Who Love Plants

Select from a unique collection of unique and original courses & resources based on permaculture, friendship marketing, the heroine’s journey. I specialize in stuff for women writers, but you don’t have to be a writer nor a woman to enjoy my work–all types of creative people will love these resources.


Food Not Lawns, How to Turn Your Yard into a Garden and Your Neighborhood into a Community

This was my first book, published in 2006 and based on a decade of community gardening and grassroots activism. Read the entire, original text, with more than 90 original illustrations by Jackie Holmstrom, for free!


Naked Lady Soup

Part memoir, part manifesto, part magical realism, this fast and funny novel tells the story of a group of young, creative, single women trying to navigate the absurd and hilarious woes of modern relationships while also trying to stay sane, make the rent, and manage to enjoy what’s left of their youth.

Permaculture Women Magazine

I am one of more than 100 writers contributing to this collaborative publication.

Here’s a selection of articles I wrote about permaculture:


Access to Land

8 places you might be able to garden if you don’t have access to land.
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Eat the Weeds!

12 delicious and nutritious foods you’re probably already growing
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Food Not Lawns

How and why to turn your lawn into a garden.
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Featured posts from my blog

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    The Fledglings: a Crow Story

    I have had several profound interactions with crows and other birds in my life, often at times of great change and upheaval. This story is about two interactions I had with baby crows, fifteen years apart.

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