The Witchn Kitchn is a project of Elona (illona) Trogub in partnership with the Little White Salmon Biodiversity Reserve. Elona Trogub is an award-winning Chef, farm manager, organizer, budding herbalist, student and teacher at the Little White Salmon Biodiversity Reserve located in the Columbia Gorge. Currently, she is teaching classes through the Wood Elf DIY group and at the Reserve. She is also working on completing the Witchn Kitchn Cook Book: A Chef’s Manifesto and an Eater’s Guide to Cooking with Medicinal Plants, Mushrooms, Lichen and Bacteria in which she seeks to help readers to cook like a chef, re-balance health like a country doctor, and think like a systems scientist. She tends a herd or 22 goats and 20 chickens, one free-range horse, and 600 acres of forest and farmland. In her spare time, you can find her developing new recipes and experimenting with cheesemaking.
Articles and Interviews
Interview with Cascadia Now!
Communication Tools towards a Bioregional Consciousness, Undergrad Thesis, PSU 2014
Awards and Accolades
2014, 2015 Best Apple Pie – Tryon Life Community Farm
2010 Top Iron Chef, Conscientious Catering – BC Provincial Fair
2010 Salsa Queen – Kamloops Farmers Market