Heidi Chaya

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Virginia, United States
Georgian Court University, Brookdale Community College
Food, Cooking, Nature
  • Heidi is a freelancer writer and content creator specializing in food journalism
  • She's worked as a web writer, SEO copywriter, social media manager, and on podcast teams.
  • Heidi has been published by 4P Foods, Harvesting Nature, Back Pocket Provisions, Deluxe Corporation, Lodging Interactive, New Jersey Isn't Boring, Georgian Court University, and has forthcoming articles in Turkey Hunter Magazine


Heidi has been writing professionally since college and got her start reporting on local food and campus events. Since then, she's written extensively for the food and beverage, hospitality, and agritourism industries, with clients including social enterprises and B Corporations in sustainable food and regenerative agriculture. Heidi also has a food service background and was a farmhand for over two years. An avid home cook, she recently joined a farm-to-table event production crew to stay connected with farmers, chefs, and other dedicated foodies. She also enjoys writing about hunting and fishing and tutoring in essays and standardized test preparation.


Heidi holds a Bachelor's degree in English from Georgian Court University and an Associate's in Liberal Arts from Brookdale Community College.
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