Thomas Robert Clarke
Thomas Robert Clarke is a freelance food and architecture photographer. His work is featured on products sold in Target and Williams-Sonoma, as well as in Michelin Guides, Condé Nast Traveler, and in The Jersey Shore Cookbook, released in 2016. thomasrobertclarke.com
James J. Connolly
James J. Connolly is the former multimedia editor for the Asbury Park Press and Gannett NJ. His work has won awards from The National Press Photographers Association, New Jersey Press Association and Society of Newspaper Design. jamesjconnollyphotography.com
Kelly-Jane Cotter is a longtime news and features reporter who loves to read, garden and sing. She wishes she could travel more. Cotter is a featured writer at the Asbury Park Press. Follow her work at @KellyJaneCotter.
Nancy De Palma
Nancy De Palma is a freelance writer and editor whose writing has appeared in more than 30 guidebooks, including the Michelin Red guides. She wrote an awardwinning dining column for a regional magazine in Connecticut before returning to NJ.
Jenn Hall writes about food, culture and travel. A wanderer by nature with an ever-rumbling belly, she’s learning that the best stories are hidden in plain sight. Follow her adventures at jennhallwrites.com
Lauren Johnson is a freelance writer in Lambertville. Her work has appeared in The Berkshire Review, The Common Ground Review and Grid Philly. When not hiking with her pups, she can be found with her backyard hens. yeahwritelauren.com
Kelly-Lin Kremer, Lawrenceville, is a writer, primarily of speculative fiction. She is a graduate of Princeton University and intends to publish a collection of short stories someday.
Fran McManus is a writer and educator focused on the sensory, social, cultural, and economic relationships that shape community. She encourages the exploration of flavor through her Anatomy of Flavor note cards and Flavor Fundamentals workshops.
Cathy Miller is a longtime photographer, her camera tightly focused on food and music. A resident of NJ for 40 years, Cathy is happily vegetarian in the Garden State.
Lauren Theis is director of education at Raritan Headwaters, yoga instructor, flower arranger and pet portraitist. She creates the weekly chalkboard at the HLT Farmers Market in Flemington. laurentheis.com, Instagram @laurenmarietheis