Contributors

Jeremy Driesen

Jeremy Driesen has photographed rock stars and celebrities, titans of business, nutty little kids, and everything in between. He has shot events for Vogue, Vanity Fair, The New York Times, NBC, L’Oreal, Time Inc., WarnerMedia, American Heart Association, and many more. Jeremy splits his time between Martha's Vineyard and New York City.

Randi Baird

Randi Baird is a Martha’s Vineyard-based editorial and commercial photographer specializing in food, lifestyle, and portrait work. She has produced photography for three cookbooks, Whole In One, Simple Green Suppers, and Chef Deon's Island Conch Cookery. She is a founding member of Island Grown Initiative, a 501c3 that helps feed more people better through innovative programs in regenerative farming, food waste reduction, and community education. Randi lives in West Tisbury with her family and is an avid backyard grower.

Laura D. Roosevelt

Laura D. Roosevelt is a freelance journalist and photographer whose work has appeared in most Island magazines and newspapers, as well as in off-Island publications. She is an award-winning poet and is currently writing a memoir.

Catherine Walthers

Catherine Walthers is a Martha’s Vineyard food writer, culinary instructor, and private chef. She is the author of 4 cookbooks, including "Kale, Glorious Kale" and "Raising the Salad Bar." She helped found Slow Food and the Island Grown Initiative on Martha’s Vineyard, and has been writing about the food and food producers of Martha’s Vineyard for more than 20 years. Visit www.catherinewalthers.com and follow her on Instagram: @catherine_walthers.

Kate Woods

Kate Woods is a vegetable farmer who currently manages Beetlebung Farm in Chilmark with her boyfriend Nick and their border collie pup, Goose. She is committed to sharing the importance of regenerative farming practices in relation to the health of the soil, the nutrition of the vegetables, and the taste of the food. She is fulfilled most by the full circle of planting, harvesting, preparing, and sharing the food in which she's a part of growing.

Amelia Smith

Amelia Smith lives in West Tisbury with her family, her dog, and uncountable cats and chickens. Although she cooks and bakes quite a bit, she did not join the pandemic sourdough craze.

Karen Blackerby Logan

Karen Blackerby Logan is a mother of three very active little girls, a freelance artist, graphic designer, and interior architect living in Portland, Maine. If she is not in the studio creating, she is cultivating her love of nature and family in the form of exploring trails on bike, foot, skis, or digging in the dirt. For a glimpse of her projects, visit www.karenblackerby.com.

Sam Decker

Sam Decker is a sommelier, writer, and co-founder of Wine + Peace, a marketplace for responsibly made wine. He grew up on the Vineyard, and now lives with his family in Montreal and Chilmark.

Mollie Doyle

Mollie Doyle is a writer who is obsessed with food. She is delighted to be working with the Edible Vineyard team, writing about others who are equally fixated on where their food comes from and how they prepare it.

Geoff Currier

Geoff Currier is an associate editor at Martha's Vineyard Times and a frequent contributor to Edible Vineyard magazine.

Lucas Thors

Lucas Thors is an assistant features editor for The MV Times and frequently writes for The Times’ magazines. He’s a real hop-head, and enjoys writing about brews and cooking up his own recipes.