A photographer, stylist, creative consultant, and cook, Beth Kirby (better known by her online handle “Local Milk”) was an advocate for embracing home cooking and slow travel. She had a large following on Instagram where she often shared her food photography and recipes.
The news of her death has shocked her followers and fans. She was 48-years-old and died due to cancer.
Beth Kirby was an inspiration to many people who followed her on Instagram. She was also a popular travel blogger. She has left a huge impact on the world of food photography.
Despite battling her issues, including addiction and insanity, Beth was able to find peace through her passion for home cooking. She was a natural at making food and loved sharing her recipes with others on social media. Her style was eclectic with Southern roots and was influenced by her travels around the globe. Her favorite snacks were Flaming Hot Cheetos and a Diet Dr. Pepper; soup dumplings and squid wine from the Kyoto restaurant Tiho at Nijo Station were her go-to meals.
Her work in film was more serious. She made a name for herself in quality television dramas and was also a well-known theater actress. She has starred in numerous Shakespeare, Ibsen, and Miller productions at the Octagon Theatre. Her movie profile grew with her appearance as Alann/White Widow in writer-director Christopher McQuarrie’s Mission: Impossible – Fallout (2018).