- Anna Thomas Bates wrote a weekly cooking column called "Tallgrass Kitchen" for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel for a decade.
- Her work has appeared in Babble, Edible Madison, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Brava Magazine, Wisconsin Public Radio, and The Isthmus.
- Find recipes by Thomas Bates at Tallgrass Kitchen.
Anna Thomas Bates is a lifelong Midwesterner, living in Wisconsin for over 20 years. She is a freelance writer focusing on local food and agriculture, and developing recipes that highlight both.
Thomas Bates also owns a small cheese company and cheese shop called Landmark Creamery that has been making award-winning sheep cheese since 2013.
Anna received a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies from Brown University.
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