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About Melanie

Melanie Epp, grain elevatorMelanie Epp is a freelance agricultural journalist from Ontario, Canada. She writes about everything from poultry to potatoes, dairy farming to grain production. She writes regularly for over 25 publications in Canada, the U.S. and Europe.

Melanie is a member of the following associations:

  • Eastern Canada Farm Writers Association (ECFWA)
  • Canadian Farm Writers Federation (CFWF)
  • Belgische Vereniging van Land en Tuinbouw, Voedings en Plattelandsjournalisten (BVLJ-ABJA)
  • European Network of Agricultural Journalists (ENAJ)
  • International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ)

Melanie served as president of the Professional Writers’ Association of Canada (PWAC) Guelph Chapter for two years. She also served as First Vice President of the Eastern Canada Farm Writers’ Association (ECFWA), and as director on the board of the Canadian Farm Writers’ Federation (CFWF).

In her spare time, Melanie enjoys reading, road cycling, playing hockey and competing in triathlons. Melanie is truly happiest when she’s exploring a new country through its traditional food and drink. She has been writing professionally since 2009. Currently, Melanie lives in Belgium.

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