Audra Mulkern is a cook, writer and photographer who is putting good food in the spotlight and changing the way you look at farming and the food on your plate.
She is the author of “Rooted In The Valley: The Art and Color of The Snoqualmie Valley Farmers Markets” - a photographic essay highlighting farmers and artisans from the Carnation and Duvall farmers markets. Proceeds from book sales are donated back to the Sno-Valley Tilth, an organization and community of local farmers.
Audra also writes and photographs “The Female Farmer Project” – a chronicle of in-depth stories about the rise of women working in agriculture around the world. The Female Farmer Project has garnered international recognition, and has been featured in Huffington Post, Modern Farmer, grist and a number of magazines, was recently in exhibition at United Nations in New York, IFAD building in Rome, FarmAid30, TEDxManhattan 2015 and won the Cascade Harvest Coalition Wendell Berry award for 2015.
Readers Digest Country Woman Magazine had identified 45 "Amazing Women" in honor of their 45th Anniversary in 2015. Audra Mulkern was honored alongside Temple Grandin, Krysta Harden, Sandra Day O'Connor and many others who represent the movement in embracing and celebrating women and the country way of life. Dubbed a "Visionary", Audra's work to highlight the rise of women in agriculture and share their stories is also featured in the magazine.
As a speaker, she has taken the stage at George Washington University's Global Gender Program, for the International Womens Food Leadership Forum, and has been a featured speaker at events like Women to Watch, Oxfam International Women’s Day event, the International Food Blogger Conference, Focus on Farming and Women In Sustainable Agriculture. She also has had appearances in the local news, radio and newspaper to discuss her documentary work.
Photography | Food Styling | Recipe Development Work
PCC Natural Markets
Pike Place Market
Draper Valley Farms
Bluebird Ice Cream
Martha Stewart Living
Martha Stewart Weddings
Chef Kirsten Helle
Mesa de Vida Foods
Simple & Crisp Packaging and Website
Anchorhead Coffee - photography
Rodale's Organic Life
Edible Baja Arizona
Edible Piedmont - cover
an.schlage magazin - cover
Organic Connections - cover
In Good Tilth - cover
Whidbey Life Magazine