Hazel Freeman is an award-winning freelance, non-fiction writer. An experienced feature writer, she’s written for publications such as: Wild Ohio, Women In the Outdoors, Rural Heritage, Farming, Woods-n-Water News, American Bee Journal, Bee Culture, Wildlife Watch Binocular, Water and Woods, Snowshoe Magazine and Heirloom Gardener Magazine. She’s been a regular contributor to the regional Ohio Electric Coop Magazine Country Living. Her writing has been featured in Mused the BellaOnline Literary Review. She’s a member of the Society of Environmental Journalists (SEJ) and the Outdoor Writers of Ohio (OWO). She’s won numerous writing craft awards with the OWO in categories such as; Best Magazine Article, Best How To Article, Best Environmental Article, and Best Internet Article. As an avid outdoorswoman, nature enthusiast and traveler she loves to write stories that intrigue, inspire, educate and inform. 

Samples of Hazel’s work can be viewed by clicking on the highlighted words or the highlighted links below.

Some of Hazel’s recent articles for Country Living Magazine – America’s Other Audubon, Sweet Sorghum Syrup Makes a Comeback, and Hang Out in Michigan’s Harbor Country,can be found at these links.




HazelAwardOWO15First place award for Best Internet Article and the third place award for Best Magazine Article at the 2015 Outdoor Writers of Ohio Awards Banquet.  







The Wilds


Country Living Magazine is a regional publication of the Ohio Rural Electric Cooperatives, Inc. Hazel has been a regular contributor to Country Living for a number of years. At this link, you’ll find five of her articles from past issues of Country Living. http://buckeyepower.spirecms.com/authors/hazel-freeman



Sleeping Bear Dunes



Snowshoe Magazine, based in Denver Colorado, is all about snowshoeing.  You’ll find loads of info here on snowshoeing. Here, you can read Hazel’s articles on snowshoeing Michigan’s Sleeping Bear Dunes and Grand Traverse Area. http://www.snowshoemag.com/wp-content/uploads/SleepingBear.pdf



Winter in Door County, Wisconsin



And, snowshoeing in Door County, in Wisconsin.  , http://www.snowshoemag.com/wp-content/uploads/DoorCounty.pdf



A sampling of other publications Hazel’s work has been published in.   


Hazel’s cover story “Antique Apples – Fruit From Our Past,” can be found in the Fall 2012 issue of heirloom Gardener magazine.   






Hazel’s cover story, “What’s new at the Wilds?” can be found in the June 2012 issue of Country Living magazine.  






Rural Heritage








Farming Magazine






Bee Culture






The Ozarks Mountaineer







Women In The Outdoors






The Senior Voice