Kitchen Table Quarterly | Remote Mourning. “We’ll be reciting the Mourner’s Kaddish at one o’clock for Brandy. It would mean a lot if you did it with us,” Remy texted.
The River | Fighting Hunger in the Hudson Valley, One App at a Time. The math doesn’t add up: 1 in 8 Americans don’t have enough to eat, while 40 percent of food produced in the United States goes to waste.
Salon | The Sobering Truth About Quitting My Job. When I left my job with no backup plan in July, I had no idea I was joining an exodus of more than 4 million Americans who had enough at work.
Organic Hudson Valley | Empowering Locals to Give Back. For those of us lucky enough to live in the Hudson Valley, the sense of community is palpable and ever-present.
Organic Hudson Valley | Shopping Local, Giving Local: Keeping Community at the Heart of the Season. For many, the holiday season is a time of activity and abundance – from festive events and plans with loved ones to gathering around local cuisine.
I’m currently working on a memoir about grief, love, and the stories that keep us from authentic living.
About Jackie Lieske
Writer and nonprofit consultant living in NY’s Hudson Valley.