Cindy lives in the Madison Valley where she grows heirloom vegetables and explores baking in her outdoor oven. A textile artist, her creations grace many Montana homes. She loves to explore foodways through travel, personal stories, history, and recipes. She helped found the organization, Madison Farm to Fork, in Ennis and is a regular contributor to the National Co+op Grocers' quarterly publication, The LEADer. Cindy has also been published in Zone 4 Magazine, and writes the Hagan Kids Letter a monthly newsletter with her brother about their family. Her former column, Root of the Matter, was a popular feature in The Madisonian newspaper. You can follow Cindy on her blog Petuniagirl.com.