Name: Felicia Rose
Occupation: Writer, editor and homesteader
Place of Residence: Hyrum, Utah
Background and Personal History: A native New Yorker, Felicia Rose taught English to international students for almost 30 years. She also belonged to a food cooperative where she learned about small-scale organic farming, farm-to-table initiatives, and the Slow Food Movement. Her daughter, now an adult, is still a food coop member.
Felicia and her spouse live on a 1-acre homestead in northern Utah where they grow and preserve tomatoes, arugula, garlic, rhubarb, strawberries, apples, pears, ground cherries, goji berries, rosemary, hyssop, and many other crops.
Current Projects: Sustaining a permaculture garden, experimenting with new recipes that use the food they raise and grow, living a bounteous life on a limited budget.
Publications: “Snapdragons” and “Arrangements’ in The Dandelion Review (Issue 3); “Mormon and Jew: A Romance in Food” in The Way to My Heart: An Anthology of Food Related Romance (Jacobson, ed., 2017); and “The Mosaic” in The Helicon West Anthology (Coulbrooke, Keller, eds, 2016).
Connect with Felicia at Cache Valley Voice.
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