Johanna Silver
You'd think that Johanna would bring some serious Rocky Mountain credibility to the Westphoria team by being a Denver native, but forget it – she hates skiing, loathes Fat Tire, and basically has a fear of camping (a bear could eat me). Sorry, Colorado! She regains all cred by being a fully-transitioned Bay Area cliché–knowing how to slaughter a chicken, occasionally biking 40 miles to work, and not batting an eye while blasting the heat during a freezing San Francisco summer.

Recent Posts By Johanna Silver

Behind the scenes: Alaskan peony farming

Last summer I took the best trip of my life. It was a mere four nights, and very much a work trip, but it was nonetheless the most inspiring, beautiful trip I’ve ever taken. Along with photo editor Linda Peters and staff photographer Thomas J. Story, I flew to Homer, Alaska to cover the gold rush taking place in the […]

Last-minute gifts for your plant-loving mom

Bird’s the word: L.A.’s Bird Day on May 7th

Get out those binoculars! We’ll be you didn’t know that there are over 500 species of birds that live in Los Angeles, proving that the city is a whole lot more than a concrete jungle.

Sneak preview of Sunset’s new test garden

As you probably know by now, we’ve moved from our historic Menlo Park campus into our new digs in Jack London Square. We love it here.