I write about food, travel, books, faith, and the terrain between. Read some of my work here:


The Awe and Attention of Durga Chew-Bose - The Millions
Capturing the Numinous: Mary Karr's Sacred Carnality  - Brevity Magazine
Cactus Blooms: Preserving Inspiration in a Digital Desert - Upwrite Magazine


A Farmstand for Everyone - Civil Eats
The Co-op Farming Model Might Save America’s Small Farms - Civil Eats
In the California Desert, the Bautista Family Grows Hot Dates - Civil Eats
Building a Borderless Food System in San Diego and Tijuana - Food Tank
Fighting for Change Through Social Enterprise - Edible San Diego
Improving Food Access and Fighting Hunger - Edible San Diego
How Female Farmers Could Solve the Hunger Crisis - Christianity Today
Eating is a Delight: Lessons from The Supper of the Lamb - Upwrite Magazine


Trick of the Light - Hidden Compass
Better Than a Wall - Sojourners
Emissaries at the Edge - Nations Journal Vol. 4
No One Will Make Them Afraid - Nations Journal Vol. 3
Into the Darkness - Nations Journal Vol. 2
Escape to Santa Barbara - Darling Magazine


The Prayers I Learned Not to Say - Fathom Magazine
Nearby is the Kingdom: An Interview with D.L. Mayfield - Nations Journal Vol. 4
Webs of Gold - Nations Media
Blessed are the Questioners - Nations Media


Keeping Pace - Runners World
In Defense of Running for Joy - Upwrite Magazine