Chert Hollow Freelance

Birding & ecology

Note: Eric has served as editor and publisher of the Columbia Audubon Society‘s monthly newsletter, The Chat, since November 2014. Prior to fall 2017, all content was published as PDF newsletters. From then on, a new website has allowed all content to be published online. Below are some selected stories we've produced for this and other outlets.

Sustainable agriculture & food

Note: articles in Growing For Market magazine are behind a paywall.

Online content for Mother Earth News magazine

Note: featured selections below; full archive here.


Note: Eric occasionally contributes to the Kansas City baseball website Royals Review under the username "Farmhand"; selected stories below do not include humor/satire pieces or game recaps:

Scientific research

Note: Eric took Joanna's name upon marriage; early publications use his "bachelor's" name, Butler.