About the Artist

Megan Stypulkoski is an artist, herbalist, gardener, oenophile, and environmentalist. She graduated from Marlboro College in 2016 where she double majored in Plant Biology and Visual Arts. Her interests within the field of biology encompasses the ecological role of plant secondary metabolism, ethnoecology, and ethnobotany, and these interests ultimately inform The Lowly Esculent illustrations.

Megan received her Wine and Spirit Education Trust Advanced Certificate in September 2019. She continues to pursue experiences within food systems to deepen her understanding of the production, distribution, consumption, and pleasure of food and drink.