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Jennifer Jewell

Host, Cultivating Place

Jennifer Jewell is the creator and host of the national award-winning, weekly public radio program and podcast, Cultivating Place: Conversations on Natural History & the Human Impulse to Garden, Jennifer Jewell is a gardener, garden writer, and gardening educator and advocate. Particularly interested in the intersections between gardens, the native plant environments around them, and human culture, she is the daughter of garden and floral designing mother and a wildlife biologist father.

Jennifer has been writing about gardening professionally since 1998, and her work has appeared in Gardens IllustratedHouse & GardenNatural HomeOld House JournalColorado Homes & Lifestyles, and Pacific Horticulture. She worked as Native Plant Garden Curator for Gateway Science Museum on the campus of California State University, Chico, and lives and gardens in Butte County, California. Her book, The Earth In Her Hands: 75 Extraordinary Women Reimagine Life With Plants, is due out from Timber Press in late 2019. For more information on Jennifer, please see: