This year's Fall + Winter issue includes recipes that will warm you during the cooler months, steps you need to host a beautiful dinner party, and in-depth interviews with an Iowa-based painter, Chicago neighborhood bistro, and independent publishing house in Indiana.

 

CONTRIBUTORS

Thomas Agran was born in Kentucky and grew up in southern Ohio before attending college in rural Iowa. He paints, gardens, teaches, and runs Burrowing Owl Bakery in Iowa City, Iowa.
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Eden America + Ruth Yaro are the stylist and photographer who make Photanical (Photo + Botanical). Together they host workshops that promote creativity and community in northern Indiana and Chicago, Illinois.
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Tony Bezsylko is sous-chef and co-owner of Chicago's Cellar Door Provisions. Much of his cooking background lies in tasting lots of beautiful food white in the Bay Area as a philosophy student and helping out friends here and there with various food and wine project on the side. His cooking these days focuses on learning how to meld precise and technical cookery with a spirit of love, generosity, and plenitude, while his more managerial work focuses on helping to create the most fulfilling and uplifting party as is possible.
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Lindsay Cheesebrew is a chef and half of the husband-and-wife duo of the food blog, Bird + Cleaver. She runs a specialty catering and events business and resides in Indiana with her family.
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Nico Ciani is a freelance photographer and designer living in Cleveland, Ohio. He frequently finds himself in Chicago, Illinois where he records and plays music with different bands. He hopes to spend his days traveling, skateboarding, and taking photos of interesting subjects.
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Teresa Floyd is a writer, food photographer, and former pastry chef living in Kansas City, Missouri. She's an editor for the online food publication feedfeed, has contributed to Food52, and is the creator of the seasonal pastry blog Now, Forager. When she is not creating you can find her perusing the local famers' market, eating chocolate, or researching where to travel next.
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Tim Folkert is a surfer and shaper who spent 11 years surfing and exploring the Pacific Coast around Santa Cruz, California, before returning back to Michigan to raise his family. He and his wife Sara have three fun and energetic young kids who keep them humored and exhausted. In the rare moments he is not parenting, shaping, or surfing, Tim enjoys various modes of outdoor recreation, advocating for water safety on the Great Lakes, and exploring unique places with his wife.
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Jesse David Green is a photographer based in beautiful Detroit, Michigan. He tells stories of makers, business owners, and couples in love in Detroit, Northern Michigan, and around the country.
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Jill Happaniemi grew up in Michigan with a family who cared about what they ate, and who instilled her with a passion for food and its ability to bring people together. She now lives in Melbourne, Australia, though her roots are still deep in the Midwest. Whether it's berry picking in the summer or apple plucking in the fall, she goes back to the Mitten each year to reconnect with what she still calls home.
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Andrew Jowett is a Michigan-based photojournalist gaining daily inspiration from the Great Lakes. He’s usually found in or near the water with sandy feet and camera in hand.
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Theora Kvitka is a comics artist and illustrator who draws material from eight years of living and figuring things out in rural Ohio and Chicago, Illinois. Her work has appeared in The Guardian, Lenny Letter, and Broken Pencil Magazine. Currently, she's channeling her millennial angst into a weekly webcomic called Urbanity Planet.
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Christopher Lee is a Mechanic, photographer and Detroiter. He has a BA in sociology from Hope College and an MFA in Photography from Cranbrook Academy of Art. He owns too many cars.

Ethan Pikas is the executive chef and co-owner of Cellar Door Provisions, a restaurant whose commitment is to sourcing from the bottom up. He enrolled in culinary school eager to develop technique in both savory and pastry, skill sets with which he is still constantly progressing and experimenting. Along with partner Tony Bezsylko, Pikas launched Cellar Door in 2014, striving to create a personal and exceptional take on Midwestern cuisine that is simultaneously inventive, gracious, warm, and familiar.
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Lindsay Welsch Sveen grew up in Illinois, spent a decade in New York, and now lives in Bloomington, Indiana. She writes and teaches writing at Indiana University. She also runs a textile history and DIY blog called The Fiber Archive.
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Richard Wehrenberg, Jr. is a poet, book designer, and wolf hybrid living in Bloomington, Indiana. He is the author of Hands and co-author, with Ross Gay, of River. He is the co-founder of Monster House Press, a nonprofit publisher of emergent literature, art, and thought operating with gratitude in Bloomington, Indiana. In his most recent past life, he was a surgeon from Maine and died in 1946.
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Nolan Wells is a web and graphic designer who makes websites, pictures, and other good stuff. He currently works as a senior designer at a creative agency on Chicago's north side.
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