Organic Authority is the leading digital publication that’s redefining what it means to live a conscious healthy lifestyle in America today. We obsessively cover the latest trends and news in food, seasonal recipes, nutrition, wellness, natural beauty, and more. By presenting our readers with the latest news, how-to’s, and delicious recipes, along with recommendations for clean, consciously-raised, and sustainably-made and sourced food, products and brands, Organic Authority is a trusted voice in an increasingly confusing world of options.
Launched by husband and wife team Laura and John Klein, Organic Authority has been uncovering the truth behind America’s food supply and consumer products industries–pulling back the curtain on how America’s food is grown and processed. Today’s consumers are smart; they care about the food they eat, how it’s grown, how it’s processed. Their commitment goes beyond fresh. They want clean food, clean beauty, wellness, and home products. They want the truth.
Organic Authority has all the tips and expert advice you need for delicious good living.
Our Editorial Team
We’re devoted to going green — in delicious style, of course. Each of us take up the cause in a unique way, sharing all points of view with Organic Authority readers. Meet our team, and join in the conversation.
Laura Klein — Editor-in-Chief, Publisher
Laura is co-founder of Organic Authority, Inc a new media company that publishes OrganicAuthority.com and EcoSalon.com She is a trained chef with roots in the organic food movement and brings intelligence, intoxicating energy and girl-next-door approachability to the subject. Laura has written for Huffington Post, been featured in The Oprah Magazine, The Food Network, Women’s World, Malibu Times and more. She is featured in the book Hot, Rich, and Green, and blogs for the Huffington Post. Laura is passionate about using digital media to help get real food on America’s tables and solve our nation’s health crisis. She firmly believes that human and environmental health are intertwined, they are not separate issues. In her down time she loves spending time with her husband, two dogs, Bamboo and Truffle, cooking, Yoga, skiing and mountain biking the rugged Rocky Mountains of her home state of Colorado and the High Sierras of California.
For more information on Laura visit Laura Klein’s bio page.
John Klein – CTO
John Klein is the co-founder of Organic Authority, Inc a new media company that publishes OrganicAuthority.com and EcoSalon.com. He is a tech geek, gamer and savvy developer. He’s worked at five tech startups including Internet Brands, Autobytel.com, CarsDirect.com, Tiger Text and more. He is passionate about sustainable healthy living and loves spending time with his two dogs, Bamboo and Truffle and snowboarding the rugged Rocky Mountains of Colorado and the High Sierras of California with his wife.
Jill Ettinger — Senior Editor
Jill Ettinger is a Los Angeles-based journalist and editor with a focus on the vegan diet and animal welfare issues. She is the senior editor for sister websites OrganicAuthority.com. Jill has been featured in VegNews, The Huffington Post, MTV, Reality Sandwich, and Eat Drink Better. Stay in touch with Jill on Twitter @jillettinger and Instagram. For more info, visit www.jillettinger.com.
Shilo Urban — Contributing Writer
Shilo first became interested in conscious living when she found herself working simultaneously at a mom-and-pop natural food store and a farm for endangered livestock breeds on the coast of Maine. After residing in Austin, New Zealand, Paris and Seattle, she now lives in gorgeous Los Angeles where she enjoys work as a freelance writer, events promoter and new media expert.
Deeply involved in the international electronic music scene, Shilo works with many pioneering producers and cultural festivals, helping to foster a global arts community based on creative self-expression, the sacred playground and post-genre music. She writes for dozens and dozens of websites, print magazines and organizations; her favorite employers are the independent music label Alpha Pup Records, absurdist theatrical performance troupe Lucent Dossier, and of course – OrganicAuthority. She’s active on Twitter as @shilonikelle.
Emily Monaco — Contributing Writer
Emily Monaco is a food lover living and writing in Paris. Her first brushes with green living came after reading Michael Pollan’s article on the mistreatment of cattle, an article that led to her immediate conversion to vegetarianism. After a year of living without meat, she decided it was more important to eat the right kind of meat, and lo and behold, another organic home chef was born. Emily’s interests lie in the French tradition of eating local without even knowing it and translating these second-nature habits to the American kitchen — from growing friendly with your market vendors to exploring recipe possibilities to make seasonal fruits and veggies exciting every day. You can find her recipes and food-related ramblings on her blog, Tomato Kumato, and you can follow her on Twitter @emiglia.
Abbie Stutzer — Contributing Writer
Abbie Stutzer grew up in a family that was anti-pesticide andpro-gardening. She graduated from the University of Kansas’ WilliamAllen White School of Journalism’s graduate school in 2008. Her thesisconcerned teen health and sex education. She is the clubs editor forThe Pitch, an alternative weekly in Kansas City, and a freelancewriter. In her free time, she runs, yogas her body, reads variousbooks about real and fictional things, attempts photography, listensto music, watches a sickening amount of horror and sci-fi films, anddrinks copious amounts of wine. You can find her on Pinterest, Twitter, and Google+!
Jamie Duncan — Contributing Writer
After starting out in public relations, Jamie finished college with a BFA in sustainable interior design. This combination of writing and design knowledge, coupledwith her fashion and lifestyle expertise, has paved the way for an exciting freelance writing career. In addition to features in print and online publications, she’s also been the lead copywriter for several well-known fashion, health, and home campaigns. Jamie’s a vegetarian and cruelty-free product fanatic. Connect with her on Instagram and check out her website to learn more.
Kirsten Hudson — Contributing Writer
Kirsten Hudson is a writer and journalist living in the Midwest. Her work has been featured in Natural Home magazine, The Herb Companion magazine, VintageKC magazine, The Huffington Post, and, of course, Organic Authority! She loves everything DIY, home, and garden—with a natural twist. You can follow along with her home projects on her home and lifestyle blog, Red Leaf Style, at redleafstyle.com.
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