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Barbara Damrosch

Barbara Damrosch has worked professionally in the field of horticulture since 1977. From 2003 to 2017 she wrote a weekly column for The Washington Post called A Cook’s Garden. She is the author of The Garden Primer: Second Edition (Workman Publishing, 2008), Theme Gardens (Workman, Revised Edition 2001) and co-author of The Four Season Farm Gardener’s Cookbook (Workman, 2012. During the 1991 and 1992 seasons she appeared as a regular Correspondent on the PBS series The Victory Garden. She was the co-host of the series Gardening Naturally on The Learning Channel, which aired from 1993 to 2003. From 1979 to 1992 she owned and operated her own firm, Barbara Damrosch Landscape Design, in Washington, Connecticut. Since 1991 she has operated Four Season Farm with her husband Eliot Coleman. The farm is an experimental market garden in Harborside, Maine, which produces vegetables year-round, and has become a nationally recognized model of small-scale sustainable agriculture.