Michele W. Berger
Michele W. Berger is a journalist who writes about food, science and the environment. She is currently the science editor for weather.com. This is her first story for Edible Philly.
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.
Nina Cazille is a freelance photographer specializing in food and beverage, real estate, corporate and event photography. She lives her life one frame at a time with her family in Chester County. She can be found regularly exploring the local beer scene with the West Chester Beer Ladies.
Grace Dickinson is a freelance photographer and author of FoodFitnessFreshAir.com. Her work has appeared in publications such as Food & Wine, Draft, and Philly.com. You can catch Grace cruising by bike through Philadelphia.
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.
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.
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.
Marisa McClellan is a blogger, canning teacher and dedicated farmers’ market shopper who lives in Philadelphia. Author of Food in Jars: Preserving in Small Batches Year- Round, she also writes regularly for Food52, the Food Network and the web site The Kitchn. Find her at foodinjars.com.
Katherine Rapin writes about the growers, chefs, shoppers and eaters of Philadelphia. This winter, she was selected as Edible Philly’s first food writing fellow. You can read about her food-centric encounters in these pages and on her blog, PhillyforLunch.blogspot.com.
Wendy Ramunno is an editor for Food & Wine books and a freelance writer focusing on food and drinks. She is also a graduate of the Natural Gourmet Institute’s Chef’s Training Program and has a daily ice cream habit.
Amy Strauss (The Flavors of Christmas City USA) is a full-blown PA Dutch gal living on a diet of pickled products and cured meats. Fond of craft beer and the art of butchery, she acts as the editor of the food-focused The Town Dish network by day and, by night, perfects age-old, lard-heavy baking recipes.
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.