Green Festival Speakers

Whitney Pipkin

Whitney Pipkin covers the intersection of food, farms and the environment in the DMV region as a freelance journalist. She also is a part-time staff writer for the Chesapeake Bay Journal. She can't quite remember which topic came first — food or environment — only that she ended up talking about both every time she interviewed a farmer or oysterman. Her work has appeared in The Washington Post, Flavor and Foodshed magazines, Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine, Northern Virginia Magazine, ElevationDC, NPR's Kitchen Window and She blogs at" target="_blank"> and is a fellow of the Institute for Journalists of Natural Resources.