Darcy's Selected Writing Samples
A Culinary History of Iowa: Sweet Corn, Pork Tenderloins, Maid-Rites and More. To be released Aug. 1, 2016, by The History Press.
Calhoun County (a historic view of of small-town and rural Iowa through the eyes of those who lived it), Published in 2015 by Arcadia Publishing. * Read the reviews on Amazon.com here.
Looking Back: Celebrating 50 Years at Stewart Memorial Community Hospital, published 2012
Very Veggie: Iowan's Farm-Fresh Recipes Offer Guilt-Free Eating. This blog post first appeared in 2016 as a Farm Cook feature in Farm News.
Redining College Dining with Pork. Published in 2015 in the National Pork Board's Pork Checkoff Report magazine.
Holiday Home Cooking: Gingersnaps, Caramels and More from an Iowa farm cook. published 2015 in Farm News
Newsletters / Marketing Magazines
Friendship Haven Times, quarterly newsletter
Hubbell Real Estate Solutions, bi-annual magazine
Pork Checkoff Report, “Defining and Defending Who We Are: ‘We Care’ Builds Trust”
National Pork Board, “Wall Street Welcomes The Other White Meat® Tour”
Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers, “Young Farmer Makes his Future in Raising Turkeys"
Syngenta Thrive, “Project Earth: Implementing a Common Vision for Sustainable Ag”
Tree Care Industry Magazine, “Assessing and Treating Flood-Damaged Trees"
Pork Magazine “Eminent Domain Decision Sparks Property Rights Debate”
Economic Development Guides
The West Des Moines Difference: Conducive to Business, Ideal for Life
Legacy Pointe Development, Iowa Realty
Hometown Perry, Iowa
Iowa Gardening, “Incredible Edible Landscapes: A New Twist on Local Food Takes Root”
Radish Magazine, “Return of the Natives: 10 Great Prairie Plants to Grow in Your Garden”
VistaComm, short case studies used for marketing purposes
Farm News, “Ambassadors Tour Sac County Farm”
National Pork Board, “New York Chef Reigns as Pork Expo's King of "Q"
Pig Progress Magazine (the Netherlands), “Feed Costs – Ideas from the World Pork Expo”