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My freelance work has appeared in national print publications such as Modern Farmer magazine and the Tribune-owned local metropolitan newspaper the (Allentown, Pa.) Morning Call.

Martin Guitar seeks sustainable future

Food hubs shrink the path from farm to fridge

I served more than two years as managing editor of BioCycle magazine, a Rodale spinoff covering composting, renewable energy and sustainability.

Zero Waste 2012 Olympics

Philadelphia goes green

Sustainable food service

I served for five years as senior editor with the Rodale Institute’s www.NewFarm.org, where I wrote hundreds of articles on host of topics within the field of sustainable agriculture.

Dangers of industrial agriculture

Farmer and farm resource business profiles
Small is beautiful…and profitable
Grass-fed beef and multi-species grazing: A family affair

Farming for credit

Celebrating the diversity ... and marketability ... of garlic

Organic industry policy

I served for more than three years as senior editor with Rodale Inc.’s Organic Gardening magazine

(Stories are not available electronically archived, but you can find my work in your public library in issues between August 2000 and December 2003.)

I served as editor of Pennsylvania Certified Organic’s quarterly journal “Organic Matters” and wrote and photographed the cover story for this particular issue.

Dedication of USDA People’s Garden

I am a frequent contributor to several environmentally focused national publications, including Mother Earth News and Organic Gardening magazine.

Environmental biologist and consummate science writer Sandra Steingraber recruited me to write this piece, which I pitched to Mother Earth News: Successful Grassroots Activism

My September 2011 Organic Gardening story about pesticide residues in compost was picked up by the Huffington Post.

I have been quoted in major news outlets such as the Christian Science Monitor and The New York Times for my expertise regarding trends in sustainable agriculture and the dangers of chemical farming.

The New York Times, see final paragraph.

Christian Science Monitor, see first direct quote in story.

I’ve helped facilitate connections between major industry players such as Organic Valley and the Rodale Institute, which to this day continue to collaborate on building a better food system.


I’ve been asked to craft endorsements for a number of books about sustainable farming.

Praise for Bioshelter Market Garden, by Darrell Frey

“Darrell frey is at once keen observer, adept teacher and consummate communicator, demonstrating to the reader in a style reminiscent of Aldo Leopold how we are all connected to the web of life and that our daily choices matter. Bioshelter Market Garden is equal parts inspired storytelling and how-to manual for living creatively and responsibly upon the earth. Through his own experience as a permaculture instructor and market gardener, Frey sets forth a detailed roadmap by which we might all reach a sustainable future and celebrate our interdependence.”

Dan Sullivan, managing editor BioCycle magazine and former senior editor with NewFarm.org and Organic Gardening magazine

Praise for Heirloom: Notes from an Accidental Tomato Farmer, by Tim Stark

“Successful farming in the twenty-first century is about connecting with all sorts of people, and Tim Stark’s gift is his ability to convey these connections. Whether he is bantering with a farmer's market customer or accepting a free meal from a five-star chef, the spark of necessary human interaction comes through effortlessly in his prose.”

Dan Sullivan, senior editor, the Rodale Institute

My collaborators:

Website development – www.ChrisHillMedia.com

Video production – www.blastoffmedia.com