Joan focuses on food, farming, and farmers markets with the occasional travel piece thrown in for good measure. Her articles, essays and reviews can be found at Permaculture Magazine, Civil Eats, Modern Farmer, Chicken Soup for the Soul, Metropolis Magazine, and Outdoor Japan.

Rich focuses on educational writing, technical editing, and ghost writing web content. He is comfortable working from Japanese text to English. He is a long-term educator who focuses on mobile language learning learning technology and has written numerous academic publications and articles on different subjects, as well as presented at many international conferences.