Meet the Team

February 18, 2016
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Mary Smith, Founder of Edible Alaska

I’m Mary Smith, Managing Editor and founder of Edible Alaska. I’m not the first person to say, “we need Edible Alaska” which is why this magazine and online resource belongs to all of us.

I work with my husband, David Whitmire, as a commercial troller out of Sitka. We eat really well on our boat. I’m also a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America and spent 15 years as a marketing professional in the seafood industry.

But that’s enough about me. We want to hear about you. What you grow, fish, hunt or gather. What you like to cook and what what you like to eat. Where you like to eat. And drink. And shop.

Who inspires you? 

Edible Alaska is proud to be part of Edible Communities, the James Beard award-winning company that has fostered 87 Edible publications, a PBS television show (Edible Feast), and Edible Radio. Your support will help to grow and sustain Edible Alaska, creating a strong voice for entrepreneurs and businesses of every stripe and keeping our diverse community well-fed.


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