Meet Our Makers

Meet the Storytellers, Makers and Contributors behind the stories that inspire us


Kevin Morse

Kevin, an experienced farmer, economic development leader, conservationist and community builder, is the co-founder and CEO of Cairnspring Mills.


Bob Quinn

Owner of Montana Flour & Grains, Bob is a progressive leader in promoting organic and sustainable agriculture throughout the world.


Nina Compton

Chef/Owner of award-winning restaurant Compère Lapin, Nina won the 2018 James Beard Awards “Best Chef: South” and many other awards.

Food & Travel Writer

Alexandra Bruzzese

Alexandra is a food and travel writer based in Rome. She's been featured in Lonely Planet, The Guardian and more.


Josh Beane

Josh Beane is the Founder of Idea Farmer, an independent award winning creative agency based in Los Angeles, California.


Michael M. Moore

Michael is an artist who has chosen sustainable, eco-friendly architecture as his primary medium, founding Tres Birds in 2000.

Food Writer

Karen Palmer

Karen Palmer is a seasoned Los Angeles-based food writer and the founder of the French bread pizza pop-up Pain Pizza.


Janelle Hu

With 20 years of dedicated experience, Janelle oversees the administration and operations of Wolfie's Hot Chicken, a plant-based food truck.


Nic Adler

After being a band manager, promoter and restaurateur, Nic cofounded Monty’s Good Burger and Nic's on Beverly, plant-based restaurants.