A published author and longtime editor, Sherri Dugger is a native of Indianapolis who flew the coop, moved to New York City and, 10 years later, made her way back to her home state. She has served as an editor for The Indianapolis Star, Indianapolis Monthly, International Tattoo Art, and Farm Indiana, as well as a freelance editor and writer for several local and international publications. She also has written and edited several books, including the “Hoosier Harvest” cookbook and “175 Years of Brown County.”    

   Sherri lives with her husband, Randy, in Morristown, Indiana, where they run Dugger Family Farm, which serves as home to cats, dogs, goats, donkeys, alpacas, chickens and bees. The Duggers are avid gardeners and makers of several varieties of jam and jelly, which they sell through their home-based business, Kick Out The Jams, LLC.

   As the media and outreach director for the Indiana Farmers Union, a rural affairs consultant for The Humane Society of the United States, and a sustainable food and farm consultant for Earthjustice, Sherri continues to work extensively with farmers and farm organization leaders throughout the state and nation. Dugger is a certified farmers market manager and a Produce Safety Alliance trainer. In 2014, Sherri was featured in Indianapolis Monthly in the Dugger home kitchen. Have a look here