Ellen Zachos is a Harvard graduate and the author of nine books including The Wildcrafted Cocktail, The Forager’s Pantry, and Backyard Foraging. She also writes a regular foraging column for Edible New Mexico magazine. Ellen shares recipes and foraging tips on her Backyard Forager website, and also offers several online foraging courses. Ellen is passionate about showing people how to use their wild harvests. She teaches wild cocktail and cooking classes at foraging workshops and retreats across the United States. A long-time instructor at the New York Botanical Garden, she now lives in Santa Fe. A former Broadway performer, Ellen was named a Great American Gardener by the Epcot Flower and Garden Festival. Ellen is also the co-host of the Plantrama podcast, with C.L. Fornari.