Betsy Andrews

Betsy Andrews

I'm a journalist, editor, and poet

Food, wine, beer, spirits and cocktails, travel, the environment, garden, home, health, poetry and the arts

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The Bottom by Betsy Andrews

Winner of the 42 Miles Press Prize in Poetry, 2014

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Bird Crazy

Bird-watching is exercise that works even for fitness-phobes


What Is 'Rainforest-Free' Clothing, and Why Should You Care ...

There’s a pretty high chance the shirt on your back is made from ancient, endangered trees.

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Big Sur Is Beautiful. It's Also a Hard Place to Run a Restaurant

How businesses cope with natural disaster along the California coast

Nuts article

After 40 Years ‘We Are Nuts About Nuts’ Will Close This Month

SP’s Nuts & Candy had a long run

"Man in Flight" | Academy of American Poets

a poem by Betsy Andrews

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Nowadays, there are lots of delicious Texas wines to sip.

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Why This Woman Is Teaching Ex-Prisoners About Permaculture

She connects former inmates to nature, and the results are amazing.

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The Best Dish at Any Greek Diner Is the Spinach Pie

Get it while diners are still around

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New Jersey by Betsy Andrews

Winner of the Brittingham Prize in Poetry
University of Wisconsin Press, 2007

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How Library Wines Help Build a Legacy

Poring through a collection of library wines offers a unique opportunity to learn from vintages past

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7 Surprising Health Benefits Of Fly Fishing

Turns out the second most popular outdoor activity in America is also really good for you.

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Next Stop: The Rhine

Amid ancient castles and riverside villages, rule-breaking young vintners are turning this picturesque route into Germany's most thrilling wine destination

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Food & Wine

Mushroom Hunting (and Cooking) Lessons from an Expert Forager ...

What I learned on an expedition with Blackberry Farm’s Cassidee Dabney.

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Put Down the Sake, Sushi’s Ideal Match is Actually Champagne

A growing thirst for sparkling wine in Japan is fueling a revelatory new pairing that’s now trending at home and abroad. Plus, a helpful guide to the best bottles to look for on a wine list.