Originally from southeastern Michigan, Brie Arthur studied Landscape Design and Horticulture at Purdue University. With more than a decade of experience as a grower and propagator, she now shares her knowledge and passion by communicating the value of gardening across the US.
With her debut book The Foodscape Revolution becoming a best seller on Amazon, Brie looks forward to sharing garden advice with audiences who are excited about the future of growing with ecological, economic and nutritional sensibilities.
Brie is a passionate leader in the foodscape movement, a model of community development that incorporates sustainable, local food production. She speaks on a variety of horticulture topics around the country and has appeared as a correspondent on the PBS television show Growing A Greener World.
As Vice President of Horticulture for Gardenuity, a direct to consumer on-line gardening company, Brie is able to use her plant knowledge and extensive grower network to reach consumers nationally. Gardening in the modern era of technology has never been easier, just visit Gardenuity.com to get started!
In 2017 Brie was awarded the first ‘Emerging Professional’ distinction by the American Horticultural Society and was named in Grower Product News class of 2016 40 under 40. As founder of Emergent: A Group For Growing Professionals, Brie encourages an open dialogue and networking opportunities between seasoned professionals and rising green industry members. She is Vice-President of the International Plant Propagators Society Southern Region and will serve as President in 2020. Brie is also on the board of directors for the North Carolina Botanical Garden Foundation and served as GWA (Garden Writers of America) National Director of Region IV from 2015-2018, representing garden communicators across the southeast US.
Looking to the future, Brie continues to travel extensively sharing wisdom and humor with diverse audiences. Her second book, Gardening with Grains published by St Lynn’s Press, will be available in 2019.