Author and Professor Darryl Benjamin is a passionate advocate for and educator about sustainable food. He cares deeply about social justice, the environment, and nature. His book, Farm to Table: The Essential Guide (Chelsea Green), co-written with Chef Lyndon Virkler, was published in October 2016. Benjamin lectures and blogs about sustainable food systems. He also documents the struggle to attain sustainable balance through his photographs. Benjamin holds an MFA …
Edie Feinstein is the Managing Director of Brooklyn
FoodWorks, a food incubator and shared commercial
kitchen facility in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn. She was born and
raised in NYC and previously worked at Dinner Lab, a
national pop-up dining company. She loves baking bread,
hosting dinner parties, and eating all kinds of seafood.
The leaves came off the last trees — a crabapple, a willow and a hardy Norway maple — during the first week of December this year, surely the latest I can remember seeing leaves on trees since we moved to the Philadelphia area 18 years ago. But it’s not just that. A rhododendron bush beside the house has huge blooms …