Lisa Maxbauer Price started her publishing career in New York City, working as a magazine writer and editor. After 10 years in the field, she moved to the Midwest, where she continued to contribute to national publications, focusing on health and nutrition. In 2016 she published her first children's book, a fun, colorful field guide for farm foods called "Squash Boom Beet: an Alphabet for Healthy, Adventurous Eaters." She wrote and photographed all 56 pages. Today, Maxbauer Price lives in Northern Michigan with her husband and three children and is a contributing writer at First for Women magazine. She has blogged about parenting for The New York Times and is the mother of three children.