Kristina Urquhart writes the regular column "Fowl Language" for each issue of Chickens magazine as well as the "City Buzz" column in Urban Farm magazine. In addition to supplying articles to both the Hobby Farms and the Urban Farms websites, Kristina writes for Taproot magazine and has blogged for Whole Home News. She also supplies hand-drawn illustrations for each of her columns, and her chalkboard drawings can be found in Crackers & Dips: More than 50 Handmade Snacks (Chronicle Books, 2013). Kristina is the buzz behind the growing beekeeping Facebook group, The Humble Honeybee. After receiving her master's degree in art therapy from New York University, Kristina moved to the mountains of western North Carolina with her husband, intent on living closer to the land. With their young daughter, Kristina grows food and raises animals on their modest homestead.