Erica Bauwens is a full-time editor and writer living in Collingswood. A passionate home cook and home brewer, she spends her free time inventing new recipes, and loves traveling around South Jersey hunting for the next great thing to eat and drink.
Jackie Botto is a food-focused designer, photographer, and writer in Philadelphia. If she’s not working with good local food, you can bet she’s eating it. Her portfolio can be found at jackiebotto.com.
Tom Clarke is a board member of the Philadelphia chapter of the American Society of Media Photographers and is best known for portraits, events, food, and architectural photography. His work has been published in national and regional magazines. thomasrobertclarke.com
Angela Fleury is a Jersey-born free-lance writer and editor currently based in Philadelphia. She formerly worked at Travel + Leisure magazine. Follow her cake-baking quest on Instagram under #12cakesin2016.
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.
Alex Jones is a freelance local food consultant and advocate in and around Philadelphia. She also writes about food, farming and sustainability for Grid, Philly Beer Scene and BillyPenn.com. Hhe’s worked as a CSA manager, local food buyer, cheese salesperson, and value chain coordinator.
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.
Rebecca McAlpin is a photographer who was born and raised in the Philly area and was thrilled when she recently moved back. Her favorite food is a farm fresh tomato. More of her work can be seen at rebeccamcalpin.com.
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.
Gwen Moran is a freelance writer whose work has appeared in and on FastCompany.com, Fortune.com, Family Circle, and many others. She is based at the Jersey shore—and still resents the television show by the same name.
Emily Peterson is a chef instructor, food writer, and professor of food studies. Her work has been featured on Modern Farmer, Martha Stewart and The New York Times. Emily lives on a 250-year old farm in New Jersey with her husband and son.
Leena Sanai is author of Around the World in 80 Purees: Easy Recipes for Global Baby Food (Quirk Books, August 2016). Find her at masalababyfood. com where she blogs about diverse baby foods. She lives in Monroe, NJ, with her husband and two daughters.
Pat Tanner is a food writer, restaurant critic and blogger based in Princeton. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Star-Ledger, The Times of Trenton, New Jersey Monthly and South Jersey Magazine. For many years Pat edited the Zagat NJ Survey.
Lauren Theis (EJ for Kids) is the director of education at the Raritan Headwaters Association. Besides wading through streams with kids, she enjoys painting, drawing, graphic design and yoga. She lives in the Budd Lake bog near a patch of ramps.
Andrew Wilkinson is a selftaught photographer. He was born in England and lives in Titusville, NJ. Publications include: The New York Times, Huffington Post, Financial Times, Princeton Magazine, Stanford University Press, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, and New Philosopher magazine.
Albert Yee is a writer of fiction and nonfiction and a historical interpreter at Howell Living History Farm in Lambertville. He holds an MFA in writing from The New School, and is currently working on a novel about the living history movement.