Sandi Schwartz, Contributing Writer at Bob Vila

Sandi Schwartz

Contributing Writer


  • Specialties and interests: Sustainability, home and garden, green living, nature, and wellness
  • Education: Bachelor of Arts in environmental science from The George Washington University, Master of Arts in government with an environmental focus from Johns Hopkins University, and a specialization certificate in Foundations of Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania 
  • Other work: Published author of an award-winning book about the mental health benefits of nature, and contributor to sites such as, Arcadia Power, Paperless Post, Oriental Trading Company, MindWare, Plaine Products, and Steve Spangler Science


Sandi Schwartz is an environmental author and freelance journalist with over 20 years of extensive experience communicating science-based information to diverse audiences in the areas of sustainability, home/garden, green living, nature, and wellness. Sandi began writing for in June 2022.

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Over the years, Sandi has enjoyed growing her own tomatoes and peppers and creating delicious drinks and meals from lemons, limes, and coconuts growing on trees in her yard. She is thrilled to be planning her dream meditation garden for her new home.

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