"Lexi Van de Walle's rhubarb compote scored her a case of wine." -- Edible Manhattan's Eat Drink Local Week Winner, August 2011
Dan's Papers (Hamptons) "Lighthearted Locavore...inside scoop...on the local market scene", August 2011.
DNA Info, "When Whole Foods is Not Enough: Tips on Joining a CSA", March 2011
--"Van de Walle, who shares her musings on being a locavore....said 'the experience of buying straight from the farm has helped teach her kids, now in their teens, about distinguishing "real" food from "industrial" food'."
Citigroup's Woman & Co. "Lighthearted Locavore... focused on ways to bring high quality foods ("slow" and "good" food) back into our culture." -- "Lexi's Story: Launching the Lighthearted Locavore", Entrepreneur Series, October 2010
Lighthearted Locavore listed on The New York Times City Room Blogroll, Arts and Entertainment, Lighthearted Locavore is a Permanent Link
Sag Harbor Express, "Slow Food for the Bridgehampton School", September 2009 -- Lexi Van de Walle was a featured speaker at Slow Food USA's "Eat In"
"Lighthearted Locavore, a Long Islander who knows a thing or two about where to shop local." L.I. Press, "Green Living", June, 2009
Best Green Blogs Top Ten Locavore Blogs, Editors Choice = Lighthearted Locavore, 2009
New York Times, Brett Martin, "First A Hook, Then Ink: An Artist's Catch"