Paris Wolfe has been a journalist since the mid-1980s. She’s been herb gardening since she moved into her first house in 1990. Writing about food, and herbs, has been a passion throughout her career. She’s written for The (Lake County) News-Herald, The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer, Cleveland Magazine and so many more publications. Her credentials include a Master of Arts degree in public relations. Working on a blog with The Herb Society of America is a natural progression of her writing talents.
“I’m excited to be working with the Society. There is so much potential to extend its reach into untapped communities,” she says. “Gardening is on the upswing with 35 percent of 12 percent or 14 million households (2009) engaging in herb gardening.”
“The herb gardening market is a $653 million industry with the average home gardener spending $85 per year,” Paris notes. “Of these gardeners millennials (18-34) are the fastest-growing segment.”
Paris believes in research-based communication and that includes talking to experts about their experiences and knowledge. She hopes to incorporate those talents in the blog and other activities of the Society.
Her favorite herbs are basil, cilantro and lavender. Just ask “Why?” And, she’s partial to mint for mojitos. She can’t grow catnip because it attracts stray cats and she already has four.
Paris lives in Concord Township, Ohio, with her sons Dante and Dominick. She enjoys gardening, cooking, dining out, reading and skiing.
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