Meet a few of the food leaders attending Eat Retreat 2018 in Portland, Oregon. The full roster of attendees will be announced the last week of May.
Averie Swanon is head brewer at Jester King, a farmhouse brewery focused on mixed culture and spontaneous fermentation.
Laura Reiley is a journalist and food critic for the Tampa Bay Times. Her Farm to Fable series earned her a Pulitzer Prize and James Beard Award nomination in 2017.
Jedidiah Stone owns and operates Grounding Roots, an organic juice bar in Orlando, Florida. Last year he founded the College Park Farmers Market in the heart of his community.
Shawn Linehan is an editorial and commercial photographer specializing in small farms, food and eco businesses.
Muffie Fulton is a scientist, chef and the founder of Bold Food. She teaches classes on the science of cooking and features modernist cuisine in her pop-up dinners.
Ally DeArman is the director of Food Craft Institute, an entrepreneurial education center for food and drink artisans.
Bob Lesnikoski is a cranberry grower, squid and scallop fisherman, and mushroom forager. He also serves on the board of Vermont Workinglands Enterprise Initiative.