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Introducing myself and my journal

About Me:

I'm a blogger, writer and graduate student in Portland, Oregon. I've been writing for newspapers for 10 years and am now working on my first book. My passions are sustainable food, nature and plant medicine. My goal is to inspire and empower people to see the free food and medicine all around us, in the form of wild plants!

My Passions:
Connecting people with nature

My Vision for the Future:
To change the world

My Areas of Expertise:
reporting for newspapers, social media, blogging, edible & medicinal wild plants


Fatima Waziri's picture

Hey there! Rebecca, Welcome

Hey there! Rebecca, Welcome to PulseWire!

It’s so exciting having you with us, I am sure you will have a fabulous time with your new online friends as well as find this to be a very positive experience. I encourage you to take advantage of the numerous resources and features available through our vibrant online community.

Welcome again to our global community and I look forward to hearing more from you here on PulseWire!


Rebecca Lerner's picture


Thank you, Fatima! I'm preparing to go to an intense two-week residency in creative nonfiction writing at grad school this weekend that will take up much of my time, but when I get back, in mid-August, I will be able to participate in this community. I look forward to getting to know you and everyone else on here.

All the best,


My Blog:
Twitter: @urbanforager

dbunton's picture


Welcome Becky!

Darren Bunton

Carlotta's picture

Hi Rebecca Seems we have a

Hi Rebecca

Seems we have a few things in common. I also like writing and love plants. I however do not have much knowledge on wild plants. i just love planting herbs and vegetables, but unfortunately i have a tiny, tiny garden.How did the residency go? You could teach me a few things about non-fiction writing because I usually just write fiction.


Rebecca Lerner's picture

The residency was fantastic!

The residency was fantastic! Thanks for asking. :)

My Blog:
Twitter: @urbanforager

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