Wendy is interested in creating a decommodified life. She was a creative director in a marketing firm in New York City before moving to Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, where she built an off-the-grid homestead with her partner, Mikey Sklar. She is founder of the non-profit, textile repurposing event Swap-O-Rama-Rama (which is celebrated in over 100 cities around the world), a conceptual artist, event producer, yogi, gardener, backpacker, and writer.
She has written for CRAFT’s webzine, Make:, Sufi magazine, and, with Mikey Sklar, keeps the blog: Holy Scrap. She is author of The Good Life Lab: Radical Experiments in Hands-On Living (Storey Publishing, June 2013). Publisher's Weekly named it best summer read for 2013 and the book was awarded the 2014 Nautilus Book Silver Award for Green Living/Sustainability.