Sarah DeWeerdt

Sarah DeWeerdt is a freelance science writer based in Seattle. Her work has appeared in publications including Conservation, Nature, and New Scientist.

A 30,000-Square-Foot Community Garden, in a Parking Garage

Seattle is building one of the country's biggest rooftop planting spaces.

Should Seattle Really Be Growing Goji Berries and Jujubes?

The city embarks on an ambitious plan for an urban forest, with free food for all.

How Quilting Can Explain the Foreclosure Crisis

Artists like Kathryn Clark are using their work to explore the impacts of America's financial meltdown.

Telling Builders to Build Greener Without Saying How

Seattle tests a code that would allow architects to decide how to best reduce energy waste