anna brones

writer + artist + activist


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My work includes writing, publishing and art. And making a lot of coffee, of course.


Best Served Wild, Falcon, 2017

Live Lagom: Balanced Living the Swedish Way, Ebury, 2017

Hello, Bicycle, Ten Speed Press, 2016

Paris Coffee Revolution, Editions les Nouveaux Artisans, 2015

Fika: The Art of the Swedish Coffee Break, Ten Speed Press, 2015

The Culinary Cyclist, Elly Blue Publishing, 2013


Comestible: Volume 2


I publish a zine/journal called Comestible, devoted to food, the places it comes from and the people who grow it

Bikepacking in Olympic National Park by Anna Brones


A selection of some of my personal favorite recent clips (you can check out the most recent stuff here, and full portfolio here):

Conservation Generation: How Young Farmers Are Dealing with Water Shortage” – Food and Fibers Project, June 2017

Deidre Heekin of Vermont’s La Garagista: The Sprudge Wine Interview” – Sprudge Wine, June 2017

The Future of Coffee Farming is Female” – Sprudge, March 2017

Coffee Waste or Product Potential?” – Fresh Cup Magazine, November 2016

Beer and Bikes on the Pacific Coast” – Miir, October 2016

Why Has a Clothing Company Made a Film About Food and Agriculture?” – Civil Eats, August 2016

How Do You Cook for a Book of Bikepackers?” – Adventure Journal, June 2016

I Actually Got My Stolen Bike Bike – Here’s How” – Bicycling, June 2016

The Paris Coffee Revolution” – Fresh Cup, April 2016

One Man’s Food Waste is Another’s Sustainable Fashion“- Civil Eats, March 2016

9 Female Farmers Changing the Fashion Industry” – Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator, February 2016

How One Immigration Lawyer Brought Justice to the Fields” –Civil Eats, February 2016

Beyond Paris, Specialty Coffee Takes Hold Across France” – Sprudge, November 2015

Camping with Coffee, Above the Arctic Circle” – Sprudge, August 2015 *named a Favorite Feature for 2015 by Sprudge editors*

In Paris, A Collaborative Roaster Pushes the City Forward” – Sprudge, June 2015

9 Ways Women Are Getting Abused in the Fashion Industry” – Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator, May 2015

The Big Red Center” – Roads & Kingdoms, February 2015

In the Wake of Tragedy, A Letter from Paris” – Sprudge, January 2015

The Agony and Ecstasy of Amsterdam’s Most Curated Cafe” – Sprudge, August 2014

Dispatch from Paris: La Course by Le Tour” – Bike Portland, July 2014

Is Paris Any Good or Not?” – Archipelago on Medium, July 2014

Breaking the Addictive Culture of Fashion Consumption” – Brooklyn Design + Fashion Accelerator, July 2014

Portland’s Zenger Farm Goes Beyond Accessibility” – Civil Eats, June 2014


French Food: Not So Fresh?” – BBC, April 2014

9 International Projects Making Food Waste Edible Again” – Civil Eats, February 2014

Why Is Coffee in France So Bad?” – Slate, January 2014

Faisons Sortir le Sexisme de la Cuisine” – Cheek Magazine, December 2013

Mending the Line: A WWII Veteran Returns to Normandy, This Time to Fish Its Rivers” – The Clymb, November 2013

“Afghanistan: Lessons from Adventure in the Face of Apprehension” – Women’s Adventure Magazine, Summer 2013

Women’s Rights: Thoughts from Afghanistan” – Lewis & Clark Chronicle, Spring 2013


Most of my artwork involves simple line design, either in papercuts or jewelry. Want to buy a piece? Commission something? Get in touch.






Various designs of my upcycled bike tube earrings for sale here.




Written by Anna Brones

December 7, 2013 at 02:08

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  1. Greetings The Culinary Cyclist! Have just discovered your blog and as someone who spends a lot of time combining food with bicycles I simply have to follow it 🙂 I look forward to joining you on your journeys…


    September 17, 2014 at 18:51

    • Thanks so much! Enjoy 🙂

      Anna Brones

      October 20, 2014 at 02:37

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