Authenticity. Embodiment. Relatedness.

I’ve decided to update my website in 2020 after a huge life transition. I left my Executive Director job after almost seven years to pursue more rest, regeneration, renewal, and spaciousness in my life.  This much needed time comes after several cycles of burnout and a deep need for integration during my middle years.  This […]

Best of Lee’s Organic Growers School Blog Posts

After almost seven years of service (in the Executive Director role) to the fabulous non-profit Organic Growers School, here are some of my blog posts that I love the best… Late Spring Freeze: How to Protect your Summer Plants (for the backyard grower) Buying Chickens in the Fall Winter Planting Soil Building and Vineyard Weed […]

Why Grow (and eat, farm, live) Organically

  Thanks to Mountain True & Hendersonville Green Drinks for hosting this event. Industrial agriculture has resulted in a loss of biodiversity, environmental crises, reduced resilience, increased world hunger, and an over-reliance on a globalized food system. On top of that misinformation and manipulation by this corporate agenda leaves people sick and ill-informed. At Organic […]

Soil is Wealth

Originally published here in Capital at Play in May 2018.  The dictionary definition of wealth is “an abundance of valuable possessions or money,” or “the state of being rich; material prosperity.” In many modern cultures including ours, we equate wealth with the ability to buy the good life. And what is the good life? While […]

Soil = Health

New Dogwood Health Trust board needs agricultural advocates   Originally published by the Mountain Xpress here and here, on September 9, 2018 by Xpress Contributor   BY LEE WARREN The recent announcement about the proposed sale of Mission Health to for-profit hospital empire HCA Healthcare has the community abuzz with questions and concerns. The focus of attention […]

Wild Things Blog Articles

Published in the Mountain Xpress   Wild Things: Hops, an easy-to-grow climber   Wild Things: Indigenous wild yam       Wild Things: Roasting Fennel Seeds     Wild Things: Prepare an herbal oil in 10 minutes or less     Wild Things: Beware of the hitchhikers     Wild Things: Pesto makin’ time   […]

Red Moon Herbs Blog Posts

Musings on Women’s Empowerment, Herbal Medicine, and Community Living   There is Nothing to Fix   Make Your Own Bottled Sunshine   That Changes Everything   Senecio   Bring on the Berries   Communicating Clearly with Physicians   Lying on the Earth as Healing Practice