Sara Klimek

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Mystic, CT
University Of Vermont, University Of Arkansas
Veganism & Plant-Based Eating, Baking, Sustainability
  • Sara transitioned to plant-based eating in 2018 and enjoys helping others transition to plant-based eating.
  • When she's not working, she loves experimenting with vegan cookies, brownies, and banana bread in her kitchen and rewatching every season of "The Great British Bake-Off."
  • An avid home cook, Sara enjoys preparing bread, vegan baked goods, and charcuterie to share with her roommates, parents, and friends.


Sara has been with Tasting Table since 2002 and aims to help others learn about the ethical, equity, and culinary commitments to a healthy vegan diet. She was the editorial director of Spoon University at the University of Vermont and the managing editor at bSmart Guide. There, Sara focused her writing on intersectional issues in food systems, agriculture, and health/wellness. During her undergraduate years, she also wrote op-eds for local newspapers and published her environmental writing in Headwaters Magazine.


Sara is a graduate student at the University of Arkansas pursuing an M.S. in agricultural extension education. She hopes to use this degree to teach youth about agriculture, food science, and cooking. Sara completed her undergraduate degree in the University of Vermont's environmental program with a major in environmental studies and a double minor in food sciences and food systems and nutrition. Sara focused much of her educational program on food justice and structural inequity within the contemporary food system.
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