Courtney Apple, a Philadelphia native, is an editorial and commercial photographer. Inspired by exotic feasts, dinner parties and her constant quest to find the most authentic dish possible wherever she may be, Courtney’s work has been published in Bon Appétit, Homes & Gardens and Philadelphia Magazine.
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.
By day, Tenaya Darlington is an English professor at Saint Joseph’s University; by night, she is Madame Fromage (madamefromageblog. com). She is the author of The Di Bruno Bros. House of Cheese and a contributor to Culture Magazine, Cooking Light and The Philadelphia Inquirer.
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.
Mike Madaio has been covering the Philly-area food scene since 2003, when he created Main Line Dine. His writing has appeared in publications such as Wine Enthusiast, Home + Table and Philly Beer Scene. His latest blog project is undiscovereditaly.us.
Sarah Maiellano is a Phillybased writer covering travel and food for local and national publications. Originally from Northeast Philadelphia, she spent 10 years in Washington, D.C. and now lives in Washington Square West. Read more: sarahmaiellano.com.
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.
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.
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.
Robin Shreeves is a freelance writer who writes about any and everything dealing with sustainable food. She’s the eco-friendly food blogger for Mother Nature Network and the owner of the South Jersey Locavore blog (southjerseylocavore.com).
Estelle Tracy is a Chester County-based freelance writer with a French accent. A self-proclaimed chocoholic, she shares her passion for chocolate at 37chocolates.com. When she’s not drinking a latte, she’s probably posting about it on Instagram @tetellita.