Kali is a mama, farmer’s wife, and the writer and photographer behind the lifestyle blog Bird is the Word. Her first book, Potager: From the Garden to the Kitchen, was released in November 2020. Potager, a 220-page cooking and gardening book, features 40 seasonal recipes, loads of gardening tips and tricks, and beautiful high-quality photos. It is a true labor of love. A story of the connection between her two favorite places and all the things she likes best in this world: home, family, life on the farm, comfort food, slow mornings, beautiful photography, and getting her hands dirty. Kali lives a sweet, simple life with her husband and two farmer boys on their 10-acre farm in Oregon’s Willamette Valley.