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.
Thomas Robert Clarke
Thomas Robert Clarke is a board member of the Philadelphia chapter of the American Society of Media Photographers and is known for portraits, events, food, and architectural photography. His work has been published in national and regional magazines. thomasrobertclarke.com.
Jim Connolly is the former multimedia editor for the Asbury Park Press and Gannett NJ. His work has been recognized over the past 33 years with awards from The National Press Photographers Association, New Jersey Press Association and Society Of Newspaper Design.
Nancy DePalma is a freelance writer and editor whose writing has appeared in more than 30 guidebooks, including the Michelin Red guides. She wrote an award-winning dining column for a monthly regional magazine in Connecticut before returning to NJ.
Sarah Grey is a freelance writer and editor at Grey Editing LLC (greyediting.com) in Fishtown, Philadelphia, and the force behind Friday Night Meatballs (fridaynightmeatballs.com). Her writing can be found at sarahgreywrites.com.
Jenn Hall writes about food, culture, travel and the places in between. A wanderer by nature with an ever-rumbling belly, she’s learning that the best stories are hidden in plain sight. You can follow her adventures on Twitter and Instagram @jennsarahhall.
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.
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.
Marion Nestle is the Paulette Goddard professor of Nutrition, Food Studies and Public Health at New York University, and author of several books about the politics of food. Learn more at foodpolitics.com and follow her @marionnestle.
Neal Santos is a photographer living and working in Philadelphia. Currently, he serves as the chief photographer at the Philadelphia City Paper. Additionally he runs a small-scale urban farm called Farm 51 with his partner.
Zoe Schaeffer is a photographer, videographer, writer, and editor. A passionate supporter of sustainable agriculture, she is currently on the road volunteering on organic farms. Find more of her work at zoeschaeffer.com and on Instagram @zschaef.
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.
Jane Therese is an award-winning screenwriter and photojournalist living in Bucks County. She is a member of NPPA and IMDb. For more information and samples of her work visit janetheresephoto.com.