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Asparagus Magazine
Asparagus tells the large and small stories of how we can live sustainably, from an environmental, social, and cultural perspective.
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Asparagus tells the large and small stories of how we can live sustainably, from an environmental, social, and cultural perspective. We aim to tell these stories in ways that are intersectional, impactful, firmly grounded in science, and fun.

Editors
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Asparagus Magazine
Telling stories of sustainability in ways that are intersectional, impactful, grounded in science, and fun. (Don’t follow this account, follow the publication!)
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editrix in chief
Jessie Johnston
Founder and editor of Asparagus Magazine. Based in Vancouver, on the unceded territories of the Coast Salish peoples.
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deputy editor
Alia Dharssi
Researcher and journalist
Writers
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columnist
Sara Bynoe
AKA The Environmentalist From Hell @ Asparagus Magazine www.SaraBynoe.com
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Colleen Stinchcombe
Outdoorsy travel writer with a passion for sustainability and wellness. Hiked 1,000 miles the summer of 2017. colleenstinchcombe.com
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Jessica Carpinone
Baker and Bakery owner in Ottawa, ON. Interested in challenging mindsets that perpetuate inequality. Grateful for the platform to do so ❤
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columnist
Brianna Sharpe
Freelance writer, educator, community organizer, chronically caffeinated parent. She/her. @sharpe_bri www.briannasharpe.com
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Glynis Ratcliffe
Mama, Writer, Feminist, Singer. Bylines: The Washington Post, Opera Canada, Vice Tonic, Chatelaine, The Lily, Lifehacker
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deputy editor
Alia Dharssi
Researcher and journalist
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Dima Yassine
Visual artist, writer and researcher
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Elie Dolgin
Freelance science writer specializing in biomedical research and drug discovery.
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Marian Weidner
Freelance science writer based in Minneapolis, MN
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Rosanna Nafziger Henderson
Rosanna writes fiction, essays, and cookbooks. Her recent work appears in River Teeth, West Branch, Salt Hill, Tahoma Review, and Fourth Genre. Portland, Ore.
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Andre LaRiviere
sustainable restaurant consultant and author
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Barry Rueger
North Vancouver based writer. Seeking: honest politicians; justice and honour; intelligence and humour; corporate integrity. Planning to move to France.
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Nithin Coca
Global journalist covering politics, environment, human rights & the social impacts of tech for OneZero, Gizmodo, The Nation and more www.nithincoca.com/writer
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Helen A. Lee
Helen is a writer, editor and social media manager from the Chicago area.
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Dana Poblete
Writer and editor (eco lifestyle/beauty/wellness/travel) | everythingisnature.org | danapoblete.com
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Shreya Kalra
Journalist. Writer. Thinker of things. And producer/host of The nth Dimension podcast. https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/the-nth-dimension/id1481771741
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Ruth Terry
As a freelance writer + consultant, I create and curate content, shape strategy and write copy for magazines and corporate clients.
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Anne Spice
Anne Spice is a Tlingit PhD candidate, anthropological shit-disturber, and sometimes-poet.
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Trevor Jang
Trevor is a writer and communications/ engagement specialist based in Vancouver, BC. He comes from a mix of Wet’suwet’en Nation, Chinese and European ancestry.
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Bex vanKoot
Bex is a journalist, essayist, content marketing writer, fiction author, emerging photographer and aspiring illustrator. (Pronouns: they/them/theirs)
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Katy Severson
Writer of food, farming, and environment. Regenerative agriculture enthusiast. Passionate eater. Portfolio at katyseverson.com
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Lola Méndez
Lola Méndez is an Uruguayan-American freelance journalist writing about sustainability, travel, culture, wellness, lifestyle, and more.
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Jesse Firempong
Energy comms for an awesome enviro w/ fearless, tenacious AF colleagues. “If the apocalypse comes, beep me.”🙅🏾 Views are my own, blah blah
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Lauren Kaljur
News-wrangler, decorative flora smuggler, lateral thinker. Words, photos + video in: @thediscourse @maisonneuvemagazine @CBC.
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Francesca Fionda
is a data reporter and investigative journalist based in Vancouver. (She/her)
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Ben Sledge
Freelance journalist who covers stories and investigations from the spheres of gaming to travel, veganism, and professional wrestling. He/him
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Tanyajasmin
I am a Canadian-Latinx artist, writer, and conference manager. Always carrying a camera and book, will travel.
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Rebecca Gao
Freelance writer and editor, and human person from Toronto, ON.
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Rebecca Ann Hughes
Freelance journalist based in Venice and studying the impact of tourism on the city. Follow me on Twitter: @rahughes_
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Payal Dhar
Writer, editor
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Jessica Johns
Jessica Johns is a nehiyaw-english-irish aunty and a member of Sucker Creek FN in Treaty 8 Territory in Northern Alberta and the managing editor for Room.