Contributors

Jeremy Driesen

Jeremy Driesen has photographed events for Vogue, Vanity Fair, The New York Times, NBC, L’Oreal, Time Inc., WarnerMedia, and many more. On Martha’s Vineyard, he shoots regularly for The MV Times and has been the official photographer for Beach Road Weekend, Taste of The Vineyard, and The Vineyard Concert Series. His work has appeared on American Idol and in Cosmopolitan Magazine, Boston Magazine, Bluedot Living, Edible Vineyard, Vineyard Style, MV Arts & Ideas, Vineyard Visitor, and Martha’s Vineyard Magazine.

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.

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.