Guy Ambrosino started his career in New Mexico, but life has taken him to New York City, Sicily, and most recently to Lambertville, NJ. His work can be seen in many cookbooks, including the upcoming Cast-Iron Skillet Cookbook. See his photographic work at andweate.com; his fine art at guyambrosino.com.
Diana Cercone writes about food, art and travel. Her work has appeared in regional magazines as well as in The New York Times. An advocate of sustainable agriculture, she strives to build awareness about local food and the benefits of buying and enjoying it through her writing.
Lauren Johnson is a freelance writer residing in Lambertville. Her work has appeared in The Berkshire Review, Common Ground Review, The Sun and New Jersey Life. When not biking or gardening, she can be found with her backyard hens or putting an ear to her honeybee hive.
Chris Malloy is a free lance writer and photographer from the Philadelphia area now based in Hoboken. He has lived and worked on farms in central Italy, hoeing bean fields, harvesting artichokes, feeding pigs and bottling wine. Chris has a master’s degree in food studies from Boston University.
Joy Manning is a James Beard Award–nominated food writer. She’s contributed to Food & Wine, Women’s Health, Details, and Shape magazines. Her work has also been featured in the Best Food Writing series. She lives in South Philly and is editor of Edible Philly. She tweets her culinary adventures at @ joymanning.
Fran McManus is a freelance writer and educator focused on the sensory, social, cultural, and economic relationships that define and shape community. She encourages the exploration and appreciation of flavor through her Anatomy of Flavor note cards and Flavor Fundamentals workshops.
Michelle Montgomery is a food and portrait photographer based in Philadelphia. While attending Ithaca College in the Finger Lakes region of New York, she developed an interest in the local food movement and sustainable practices. View more of her work at michellemontgomeryphotography.com.
Virginia Perry-Unger is a self-taught artist hailing from upstate NY. An interest in gardening developed into a passion for farming, leading her to Central Vermont, the Hudson Valley, and finally to New Jersey. She is currently an intern at Howell Living History Farm working with draft animals.
Amy Roth is a Cajun transplant who is still thrilled by snow. Her freelance photography has appeared in The Tipsy Vegan, Grilling Vegan Style and The Cheesy Vegan cookbooks, as well as New Jersey Monthly. View her work at amyrothphoto. com or visit her food blog, Minimally Invasive, at chimeraobscura.com/mi.
Emily Suzuki is a birth doula and postpartum chef offering holistic prenatal and postpartum support to women in Central Jersey and Bucks County, Pennsylvania. She grew up in New Jersey and lives up the hill from the Delaware River with her husband and son. Learn more at RiverDoula.com
Joanna Tully is a photojournalist and fine art photographer whose work has appeared in Art Focus Magazine, Health Magazine, and The New York Times. Her work is also on permanent display at the Kennedy Krieger Institute for spinal cord injuries. See more at joannatully.com.
Clay Williams is a food and event photographer based in Brooklyn. His work has appeared in The New York Times, Travel + Leisure and Edible Brooklyn. Follow his adventures on Instagram and Twitter, where he goes by @ultraclay. View more of Clay’s work at claywilliamsphoto.com.