If you’d like Kristy to discuss country living at your bookstore, conference, urban farm store, farm-to-table dinner, book group meeting, or other event, please contact her (see Bio/Contact page).

Kristy is also a Conversation Project leader for Oregon Humanities. Her program is “Good Food, Bad Food: Agriculture, Ethics, and Personal Choice.”

Coming Events

All events in Oregon unless specified

April 2019 “Good Food, Bad Food” at Columbia Grange 267 in Corbett

Past Events


Jun. 21 “Good Food, Bad Food” Eastern Oregon University in La Grande (partnership with Oregon Rural Action)

Jun. 20 “Good Food, Bad Food” at the Ontario Community Library

Mar. 31 Reading at “Women, Words & Music Showcase,” Josephy Center for Arts & Culture, Joseph


Oct. 11 “Good Food, Bad Food” at Blue Mt. Community College, Pendleton

May 18 “Good Food, Bad Food” at Our Table courtesy of Sherwood Rotary Club

May 17 “Good Food, Bad Food” at Think Brain Candy Bookstore, Lebanon

Apr. 20 “Good Food, Bad Food” at Univ. of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History, Eugene

Apr. 19 “Good Food, Bad Food” at Manzanita Branch Library

Apr. 18 “Good Food, Bad Food” at North Bend Public Library

Mar. 11 “Good Food, Bad Food” at Baker County Public Library, Baker City


Nov. 19 Book-signing at The Bookloft, Enterprise

Nov. 11 Fishtrap Fireside, Enterprise

Nov. 10 “Beyond Hunger: Food Insecurity in the Gorge,” Hood River Library (sponsored by Arts in Education of the Gorge)

Oct. 26 “Good Food, Bad Food” at Four Rivers Cultural Center, Ontario

Oct. 25 “Good Food, Bad Food” at Harney County Chamber of Commerce, Burns

Oct. 22 Post-screening panel for Boone, Eastern Oregon Film Festival, La Grande (sponsored by Oregon Rural Action)

Aug. 2 “Good Food, Bad Food” at Sandy Public Library (co-sponsored by Oregon Food Bank)

Aug. 3 “Good Food, Bad Food” at West Slope Community Library, Portland

Aug. 4 “Good Food, Bad Food” at Tillamook County Pioneer Museum, Tillamook

June 5 Mother Earth News Fair, Albany

May 20 “Good Food, Bad Food” at Marylhurst University, Marylhurst

May 18 “Good Food, Bad Food” at Clackamas County Historical Society, Oregon City

April 21 “Good Food, Bad Food” at St. Helens Public Library

April 20 “Good Food, Bad Food” at Salem Public Library

Mar. 26 Josephy Center for Arts & Culture, Joseph

Feb. 18 “Voting Rights: Organic, Fork-Voting, and Food Justice,” TEDxMarylhurstU

Feb. 17 “Good Food, Bad Food” at Corvallis-Benton County Public Library in Corvallis

Feb. 16 “Good Food, Bad Food” at Opal Center in Cottage Grove


Nov. 12, 7 p.m. “Good Food, Bad Food” with Oregon Rural Action, La Grande

Oct. 30 “Voting Rights: How the Fetishization of Organic Compromises Food Justice” at Yale Food Systems Symposium, New Haven, Connecticut

Sept. 12 OSU Small Farm School, Oregon City

Aug. 22 “Good Food, Bad Food” at Hood River Library (co-sponsored by Gorge Grown)

July 16 “Good Food, Bad Food” with Wallowa Land Trust, Enterprise

June 23 “Voting Rights: How the Fetishization of Organic Compromises Food Justice” at Bridging the Past, Cultivating the Future conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

June 7 “Good Food, Bad Food” at Kennedy School, Portland (hosted by Slow Food Portland and Friends of Family Farmers)

June 6 Mother Earth News Fair, Albany

May 4 “Good Food, Bad Food” at Josephine Community Library, Grants Pass

May 3 “Good Food, Bad Food” at Klamath County Library, Klamath Falls

May 2 “Good Food, Bad Food” at Deschutes Public Library, Bend

April 10 Fishtrap Fireside, Enterprise

March 14 Living on a Few Acres conference, Redmond


Nov. 15 “Good Food, Bad Food” Josephy Center for Culture and the Arts, Joseph

Aug. 3 “Good Food, Bad Food” Slow Food Wallowas practice run, Enterprise

May 31 Mother Earth News Fair, Puyallup, Washington

April 11 Fishtrap Fireside, Enterprise

April 4 Wallowa Resources WREN Summer Explorers program, Enterprise


Oct. 19 Northwest Authors Fest, Klindt’s Booksellers, The Dalles

Oct. 18 The Dalles High School

Oct. 5 & 6 Wordstock, Portland

Sept. 27 Eastern Oregon Word Round-up, Pendleton

Sept. 19 Eberhart Press at IPRC, Portland

July 11 Seaside Library

June 22 Regards to Rural conference, Corvallis

June 2 Mother Earth News Fair, Puyallup, Washington

May 19 Research Club Brunch, Portland

May 16 Third Thursday Poets, Salem

May 16 “Thunderous Thursday” on KMUZ Radio, Salem

Feb. 23 Write to Publish author panels, Portland State University

Jan. 18 Women in Portland Publishing

Jan. 7 Brave on the Page author panel, Powell’s, Portland


Dec. 18 Oregon Humanities holiday party, Portland

Dec. 9 Deschutes Public Library Second Sunday, Bend

Dec. 2 Oregon Historical Society Holiday Cheer, Portland

Nov. 18 Audubon Society of Oregon’s Wild Arts Festival, Portland

Nov. 11 Wisconsin Book Festival, Madison, Wisconsin

Nov. 10 Sugar Maple Bar, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Oct. 13 & 14 Wordstock, Portland

Oct. 11 Friends of Family Farmers at Someday Lounge, Portland

Sept. 27 Third Street Books, McMinnville

Sept. 29 Bloomsbury Books, Ashland

Sept. 1 Valley Bookstore, Jackson, Wyoming

Aug. 18 Stories Books and Cafe, Los Angeles, California

Aug. 13 Bear Deluxe at Jack London Bar, Portland

Aug. 11 Grass Roots Books, Corvallis

Aug. 5 Magers & Quinn Booksellers, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Aug. 3 Chez Marche, Waupaca, Wisconsin

Aug. 2 Barnes & Noble, Appleton, Wisconsin

July 28 Urban Farm Store, Portland

July 19 Equal Exchange with FarmON! Oregon, Portland

July 18 ADX Portland with Destination DIY, Portland

July 15 Third Place Books, Lake Forest Park, Washington

July 14 Village Books in Fairhaven, Bellingham, Washington

July 13 Orca Books, Olympia, Washington

July 8 Lucy’s Books, Astoria

June 28 Broadway Books, Portland

June 21 Fishtrap, Enterprise

June 19 Crossroads Carnegie Art Center (with Betty’s Books), Baker City

June 18 Harney County Library Burns

June 16 Nature of Words Center, Bend

May 26 Quady North Wine Tasting Room, Jacksonville

May 24 Powell’s Books on Hawthorne, Portland

May 19 Friends of Straub Environmental Learning Center, Salem

May 15 Solstice Pizza and Waucoma Book Store, Bingen, Washington

May 12 Davidson’s Garden Store, Salem