Heather Jo Flores is the author of Food Not Lawns; How to Turn Your Yard into a Garden and Your Neighborhood into a Community, and a co-founder of the original Food Not Lawns organization in Eugene, Oregon, in 1999. Since then, Heather has taught permaculture, organized seed swap events, and helped to start local FNL chapters around the country.
Heather also writes fiction, poetry, and songs. She is a visual artist, land artist, project designer, and sometimes actress and filmmaker. She is currently pursuing an MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts at Goddard College.