Sonoma County 2011

Akiko Moorman

Chef, food stylist & culinary consultant

Alex Roth

Roaster & founder of Pepper Peddler Coffee

Bruce Cole

editor of Edible San Francisco

Dafna Kory

jambot & founder of INNA Jam

Dafna Kory makes single-variety fruit jams, pickles and shrubs as founder of INNA Jam.

Elianna Friedman

chef & founder of Bay Leaf Kitchen

Elianna Friedman is the Associate Director for The Advot Project, a nonprofit that empowers youth from disadvantaged backgrounds through theater arts.

Emily Davidson

cheesemaker & co-founder of Eat Retreat


James Collier

photograher & digital storyteller

Photographer, writer & creative strategist


Dafna Kory of INNA Jam taught us how to preserve small batches of seasonal fruit.

Jesse Friedman

brewer & founder of Almanac Beer

Jesse Friedman is the brewer and co-founder of Almanac Beer Company, a farm-to-barrel brewery based in San Francisco.

Julie Morelli

artist, designer & creator of Nourishing Notes

Kathryn Tomajan

olive oil maker | founder & director of Eat Retreat

Kathryn Tomajan farms three acres of olives in Sunol, California. She is a certified olive oil taster and the maker of Fat Gold.

Kelly Landrieu

local food advocate

Kelly Landrieu champions regional food producers as a Local Forager for Whole Foods. She’s based in New Orleans, LA.

Laura Brunow Miner

designer | co-founder of Eat Retreat

Laura Brunow Miner specializes in brand design and creative direction. She is currently working on an interactive art installation with the SFMOMA.

Mirit Cohen


Mirit Cohen honed her cooking chops in the kitchens of Google’s headquarters. She owned a catering company in San Francisco prior to her role as executive chef at Adobe.

Nicola Twilley

food & science journalist

Nicola Twilley is a contributing writer for The New Yorker and co-host of Gastropod, a podcast exploring the science and history of food.