Douglas P. Clement
Douglas P. Clement is an award-winning journalist and editor who has written about arts and culture for The New York Times, Take magazine and other publications. He was previously senior editor and digital editor for Connecticut Magazine and executive editor of The Litchfield County Times. He is also the founder and principal of Boardwalk Media + Communications.
Laura Christie and her husband Bill Christie are chef/ owners of Christie Caters LLC and Christie Caters Farm to Truck. They offer full service catering and private chef services with an emphasis on healthy, clean, farm-fresh cuisine. You can follow them on Instagram, Christie_Caters, or learn more at their website Christie Caters.
Cynthia De Pecol
Cynthia is an author and columnist. Her successful life coaching business incorporates yogic nutrition and meditative practices to help clients accomplish their dreams, live within the gifts of each moment, and shift their paradigm. Leading an Ayurvedic lifestyle according to the seasons, she inspires others to live with high levels of well-being. She is founder of Artisan Bags, creating beautiful, one of a kind, eco-conscious, hand-painted and functional canvas totes.
Douglass Steele De Pecol
Douglass is a food journalist and writer based in Litchfield County. A self-professed "student of food," Douglass has faithfully followed his nose through Venetian trattorias, Moscow markets, and Bangkok food stalls. He received his B.A. in English from the University of Hartford and worked as a project manager and staff writer for Premier Traveler Magazine in New York City. When not writing, he can be found playing guitar and arguing about the intricacies of cooking fine Italian food.
Alexandra Gross is a freelance writer, marketing consultant, food grower, and all around good food nerd. She received her M.S. in Sustainable Food Systems from Green Mountain College. She is fortunate to have worked on several small farms in Connecticut (Riverbank Farm, Fort Hill Farm, Hunts Brook Farm) and used her skills to start a community garden on the Cheyenne River Reservation in South Dakota, where she lived and worked for three years. You can find more of Alex's work and musings on food and agriculture at her site Speak With Your Food.
Glenn Hilliard is a freelance photographer based in Litchfield County. His passion is capturing the beauty of the natural world using still imagery. He specializes in nature, landscape, food, events, product, night, and macro photography. View his work at his website.
Amy Nawrocki and Eric D. Lehman
Amy Nawrocki and Eric D. Lehman teach creative writing and literature at the University of Bridgeport and are the authors of numerous books, including A History of Connecticut Food and A History of Connecticut Wine. Learn more at their sites Eric D Lehman and Amy Nawrocki.
Elizabeth “Betsy” Robson has been a photographer and editor for over 11 years, when she isn’t busy working as a freelance gardener and farmer. Born and raised in Connecticut, she endeavors to find the intersection between nature, food, and art. See more of her work at her site.
Corey Lynn Tucker
Corey Lynn Tucker is a fine art wedding, portrait, fashion, and food photographer working from a natural light studio in New Hartford. Her fashion photography has been published in The Trend’n Female, Flawless, Feroce, Giussepina, Kai'outi, Gleam, and Dark Beauty. Her styled weddings have been featured on Swooned, The Luxe Pearl, The Westchester Wedding Planner, Juno & Joy, The Bridal Theory, and Trendy Groom. See more of Corey’s work here.