Crystal Stevens is an author, folk herbalist, organic farmer, permaculturalist, and multidisciplinary artist/art teacher.Stevens lives along the bluffs of the Mighty Mississippi River in Godfrey, Ilinois with her husband and 2 children. Stevens is the author of Grow Create Inspire, published by New Society Publishers in the fall of 2016 and Worms at Work, published in 2017. Her third book, Your Edible Yard, will be released in spring of 2020. Stevens speaks at conferences and Mother Earth News Fairs across the United States. She has been teaching a Resilient Living workshop series for over a decade. Stevens is a permaculture educator with the Permaculture Women’s Guild. She and her husband, Eric Stevens, co-founded FLOURISH which encompasses a farm, a plant nursery, an apothecary, design services and educational programming including a Permaculture Design Course, and dozens of workshops throughout each season.