15 Favorite Stories About Local Artisans

Last Updated July 19, 2017
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We're celebrating our 15th anniversary this year! In honor of this milestone, we asked edible publishers to share stories about some of their favorite artisans they've interviewed over the years. These entrepreneurs are the heart and soul of the local food movement. Enjoy their stories (and follow us on Facebook for new features like this every day)!

Pass The Pa’i’ai: A Family-Style Hawaiian Meal

Edible Hawaiian Islands threw a community dinner as a fundraiser for kāne‘ohe taro farmer, Daniel Anthony. His documentary, “I am Haloa", follows three Kamehameha School seniors as they cultivate...

Talking Story with Ravi Kapur of Liholiho Yacht Club

chef ravi kapur of liholiho yacht club
The hot-to-trot Liholiho Yacht Club, in the newly anointed Tendernob, exudes a chillax island vibe, a party-like atmosphere with a...

Local Artisans Give Trees a New Life

When my kids were young, our nightly routine for a time included reading Shel Silverstein’s 1964 children’s book The Giving Tree, a bittersweet tale of a tree that gives and gives of herself over...

Enchanted Food Forest

Fred Bergen Edible Food Forest
Fred Bergen and his edible oasis - living in harmony with his backyard

Sharing The Flavors of Home

Rosita Cruz's Empanadas
Two families. Two countries of origin. One dream…

Hub City Tap House

For decades, bars and pubs have been cornerstones of communities, bringing people together over beers and connecting them through...

What a sweet heat!

nolan stilwell makes jam at sweet heat co.
What a Sweet Heat! Hot peppers, seasonal fruit, and a whole lot of love Aromas of spicy peppers mixed with sweet fruit create a summer...

Art in Every Loaf

Appreciating a master bread baker at work.

Cake & Islands Dessert Shoppe

With a whimsical clock tower, colorful paint job and a large red seahorse cutout that echoes its logo, Cake & Islands Dessert Shoppe is...

Old World Spirits: Distilling a family legacy

A visit to Old World Spirits distillery in Belmont feels like stepping into an adventure from a Jules Verne novel, where the distilling...

The Wood Whisperer

“A tree doesn’t always want to be a table. The wood resists, it’s a medium that moves. Sometimes it’ll cooperate, and sometimes it won’t."

The Spirit(s) of St. Pete

Spirit of St. Pete
St. Petersburg Distillery pays homage to the city’s creative nature with high-quality, craft spirits, which utilize locally-sourced organic ingredients.

Girl Talk: Top Chefs on Why Women Don't Get the Respect They Deserve in the Kitchen

traci des jardins at the commissary sf
Enough already. Let the record show that San Francisco’s Goddesses of Food would rather do anything else than talk about being a female chef...

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