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In the Media

There are many media outlets that have featured our farm, Dawn, or Dawn's books over the years!


The Practical Herbalist


Mother Earth News



Fall 2023

Dawn is named a "favorite" herbal expert by Mother Earth News magazine in their Guide to Super Herbs collector edition.


As Soda Pharm...

July 2021

Soda Pharm Moves Back to its Roots

Union County Daily Digital shares about Soda Pharm's move out of Marysville uptown and back to their farm.



Soda Pharm Adds a Nutritional Twist to Soda Coffee and Tea

Bountiful Blessings travel blog featured the Soda Pharm shop on their tourism blog.



November 2020

Ohio Cooperative Living Magazine featured the Soda Pharm shop in their article "Healthy Innovation".



January 2020

Ohio Magazine profiles Dawn and features her new book, Sweet Remedies, Healing Herbal Honeys in the article "How to Make Healing Herbal Honeys".



April 2019

Marysville Journal Tribune writes about our new shop opening in downtown Marysville, Ohio.



When We Were Mockingbird Meadows....

November-December 2013

Mockingbird's Honey a National Pick

Mockingbird Meadow's Rose Petal Infused Honey was selected by the editors of Mother Earth Living Magazine as one of its holiday picks for the 2013 Gift Guide.  We are honored to be recognized for one of our farm's artistic creations.

Click here to see the article.

September 26, 2013

Farm a Featured Guest on the Heritage Radio Network

Dawn Combs talks with Erin Fairbanks of The Farm Report about the challenges of modern homesteading and talks about the link between our food and medicine.


July 20, 2013

Advocates for Healing Properties of Herbs

Local press visits the farm to talk about the unique nature of the farm and the many medicinal benefits of growing herbs.

Read More about the farm.

May 16, 2013

Dawn on Blogtalkradio 

Homestead Herbalist Dawn Combs joined blogtalkradio and Carrie Pierce on her show "Magnificent Menopause & Beyond" for an hour-long interview to discuss the use of herbs by women for menopause relief and general balance.  The discussion covered the mission of the farm and why people should be more aware of their own a search for greater health independence.

Episode- herbs and menopause relief help thru nature

May 10, 2013

Featured Guest on NPR

Dawn Combs of Mockingbird Meadows spoke as a featured guest on All Sides with Ann Fisher. The nationally aired show provided a panel discussion about continued problems with honeybee colony losses. Mockingbird Meadows provided a viewpoint for sustainable beekeeping and the improved results obtained by focusing on the health of the honeybee and using management practices that limit exposure to chemicals and other stressors.

Public Gardens, The Buzz on Bees

April 10, 2013

9 Ayurveda Tips for a Healthy Spring

Mockingbird Meadows is recommended by the editors of Alignyo as one of many great Ayurvedic tips to include as you conduct your own personal Spring cleaning.

April 6, 2013

Mockingbird Hosts Bee Sanctuary Event

In conjunction with Whole Foods and Edible Columbus, Mockingbird Meadows hosted a fundraising event for the non-profit Spikenard Farm Honeybee Sanctuary in Floyd, Virginia. Noted biodynamic beekeeper Gunther Hauk spent the evening touring the farm and speaking to attendees about the plight of the honeybee and its importance in all our lives.

Click Here for a copy of the event flyer.

February 18, 2013

The Homestead Kitchen

Dawn Combs speaks with Union County Ag Today on Oldies QT1270 AM about Mockingbird Meadows and the many unique facets of our homestead kitchen. On the farm we've created a very unique way to homestead with honey, herbs and traditional cooking methods.  Click here for the broadcast.


January 2, 2013

Mockingbird Meadows Talks Entrepreneurial Excellence

Dawn Combs speaks on the Entrepreneurial Excellence Show with Heather L. Tapin about all 2013 has to offer you on Blog Talk Radio.

December 31, 2012

Mockingbird Meadows Showcased in Hobby Farm Home

Hobby Farm Home magazine, a national publication carried in such retail outlets as Barnes & Noble, Whole Foods and Tractor Supply Company, features Mockingbird Meadows in their Cottage Industry section in the January/February 2013 Issue. Learn more about the unique focus of our farm in the “Mockingbird Meadows” article.

December 12, 2012

Farm Featured on Area Radio Show

Dawn Combs, Homesteading Herbalist, speaks with Mark Emmons as the featured guest for “Ag Today” on QT 1270AM in Marysville. The hour-long conversation covers the mission of our farm, as well as general discussion about herbal health choices in everyday life. Click here for the broadcast.

December 1, 2012

Mockingbird Receives Nod in The Tasting Panel Magazine

In a truly tasty collaboration, OYO Spirits in Columbus Ohio was selected by The Tasting Panel Magazine as one of seven featured producers in their article “Brunching with Brown Spirits.” The national magazine highlights the best in the bar industry and reaches over 70,000 readers each month. What’s the secret to cocktail success? …A tasty whisky with a boost of Mockingbird Meadows’ sage-infused honey. Read More.

October 24, 2012

Area Farmers Finding Number of Ways to Bring People Back to the Land

In an AP Newswire story carried throughout the U.S., Mockingbird Meadows is noted as a prime example of how Ohio farmers are finding new ways to profit through agritourism.  Read More.

October 24, 2012

Mockingbird Meadows Selected as One of Three "Finds of a Festival"

Alignyo, an online yoga publication visited the Estes Park Yoga Journal Conference and found some things they really liked.  Mockingbird Meadows and their Triphala Honey Spreads were selected as one of their favorites. Read More.

October 1, 2012

Mockingbird Meadows Selected for Brides Magazine La Dolce Vita captures the essence of a Mediterranean-themed wedding in California and the importance of herbs. Mockingbird Meadows’ rosemary-infused honey and Honey Love infusion are selected by the editors of Brides as an inspired product for the “Tuscan Garden” wedding. See more.

September 1, 2012

Edible Columbus Features Mockingbird Meadows

The Fall 2012 issue of Edible Columbus includes a center spread on the farm titled “Mockingbird Meadows.” Colleen Leonardi captures how our farm is uniquely focused on the healing experience of food as medicine. See more of this amazingly well-written description of our farm and mission.

Summer 2012

WOSU TV34 2012 Chefs in the City includes Sweet Ingredient

Jay Cotrell, the Head Chef of M at Miranova used our Lemon Ginger Garlic infused honey to create a magnificent entrée for viewers. Click here to see just how you can make your scallops magnificent!

Spring 2012

A Discussion about Biodynamics and Local Food

Edible Columbus interviews infused Chef Magdiale Wolmark of Till Dynamic Fare in a thoughtful discussion about biodynamics as a method of farming and how it impacts the quality of food.  Click here to read more about this article that mentions our farm!

Mid-May 2011

Ohio’s Country Journal

Journalist Matt Reese provides an in-depth write-up about Mockingbird Meadows’ unique approach to small-scale agriculture and apiculture. The journal is one of Ohio’s premier agricultural magazines covering producers, market trends and farming around the state. As part of the article, Mr. Reese interviewed Dawn for a syndicated radio farm spot heard throughout Ohio. Read more.

August 2010

Mockingbird Meadows on Sustainable Tour

This Week News highlights the statewide farm tour promoted by the Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association (OEFFA) in their articleCounty Farm Featured on Sustainable Tour.” Mockingbird Meadows provides a tour of our unique honey and herb operations and our homesteading model.

June 15, 2010

Mockingbird Contributes to Sara Snow Web Article

Read about all of the benefits of raw honey in the article “Honey’s the Sweetest Thing.” Dawn provides the beekeeping expertise to help explain how raw honey truly is a great addition to anyone’s medicine cabinet. See more.

April 2010

Mockingbird in Biodynamic Farming Article

Ohio Authority interviews Mockingbird Meadows for their online article “Roots Radicals: Biodynamic Farming in Ohio.” Read about our farm’s implementation of biodynamic principles and its uniqueness to the Ohio agricultural landscape. Click here to see the link.

September 2009

Columbus Foodcast Episode 49

Dawn Combs of Mockingbird Meadows provides an interview about the farm and our honeys in a video uplink for a Columbus-area foodie. Click here to view.

September 1, 2008

Mockingbird Meadows in Ohio Magazine

Ohio Magazine’s article, “A Taste of Honey,” highlights Mockingbird Meadow’s small-farm approach to agriculture using biodynamic principles as guidance. See more.

September 2008

Washington Post Selects Mockingbird Meadows

As part of Slow Food Nation in San Francisco, Mockingbird Meadows was one of two artisan food producers to represent Ohio. Our Farm and its Honey Love Infused Honey was selected by the national newspaper as one of the “Top Tastes of the Pavilion.” Click here to read more.

September 2, 2008

New York Times Gives Mention to Farm

As part of their coverage of Slow Food Nation in San Francisco, The New York Times mentions our farm and its Coffee-Infused Honey as one of the unique artisanal foods being showcased during the multi-day event. Read more about their article, “A Slow Food Festival Reaches Out to the Uncommitted.”

September 1, 2008

Mockingbird a Featured Producer in Columbus Monthly

Columbus Monthly’s article “The Other Markets” highlights the growth of independent food markets such as the Greener Grocer in the North Market and how relationships with local producers are meeting the needs of a growing local food movement. Mockingbird Meadows is covered as a featured producer bringing artisanal products to the agricultural scene.

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