Jeff Cox was an editor of Organic Gardening throughout the 1970s, when that magazine led the fledgling organic movement from a fringe idea to a mainstream lifestyle choice with a following of millions. He’s written seventeen books and countless magazine articles about organic produce, gardening, and wine, and serves as a national judge for the James Beard Foundation’s annual awards. He has hosted public television’s Your Organic Garden and Grow It! On HGTV. He lives in Santa Rosa, California.