Cherie is a freelance writer specializing in food and the people who make its journey to the table possible. She focuses on solutions-based journalism and reporting on innovators and practical solutions. She also works as a College Essay Coach helping young people tell their stories on college applications using their authentic voices. Her extensive knowledge in education is based on a former career teaching English and AVID in CA public schools. Bylines in HuffPost, Edible San Diego, Eating Well, San Diego Magazine and SD Family Magazine. Find her at cheriegough.com and on Instagram @cgoughwrites.