From Farm to Fork to Keyboard

Bethany Jenkins | July 1, 2015

Abigail Murrish is an agricultural writer passionate about encouraging people to know their food, eat well, and show hospitality. Since her time at Purdue University, Abigail has appreciated talking with farmers (versus about them) to understand difficult agricultural issues and grow in her knowledge of the Christian call to steward creation. Abigail lives in Cincinnati, Ohio, with her husband, and blogs at

How do you describe your work?

Food is one of the great themes that unifies all people and is interwoven with our care of creation. My work as an agricultural writer is ultimately to help people enjoy the gift of food and see themselves as stewards of the earth. 

I write on both ends of the farm-to-fork continuum. Currently, I write for a soybean and corn farmers magazine and blog for a local farmers’ market in addition to writing on my own blog.

As an image-bearer of God, how does your work reflect some aspect of God’s work?

My work as a writer is revelatory and creative. For my readers engaged in agriculture, I want to show them how they can make their operations more economically, ethically, and environmentally sustainable.

For my readers removed from agriculture, I want to introduce them to the…

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