Lauren Arcuri

Lauren Arcuri Ware is a freelance writer who wrote content on small farms and homesteading for The Spruce for almost seven years.  


  • Contributed small farm and homestead content for The Spruce for nearly 7 years
  • Has extensive experience raising chickens, growing and harvesting produce, beekeeping, and canning foods


Lauren Arcuri Ware wrote about small farming for The Spruce for about seven years. She lives on a small farm on 25 acres in rural Vermont with her children, and has written about her small-farming experiences for national magazines.

She's raised chickens for eggs and meat, grown vegetables and harvested apples, kept bees, and canned, frozen, dried, pickled and preserved food for winter.


 Lauren received her Bachelor of Arts from Swarthmore College in 1994.

Expertise: Small farms and homesteading
Education: Swarthmore College
Title: Writer

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