Jess Powers

Jess Powers

Writer, researcher, speaker.

Food & drink, Food politics, Food waste, Nonprofits, Health & wellness, Social justice, Poverty, Outdoors & nature, Environment, Waste management, Disaster response, Politics, Grants, Civil rights.

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Waiter article

When Your Bartenders Should Wait Tables | Tales of the Cocktail

Blog post on cross-training bartenders with other service roles for trade publication.

Protest fuel for big cartel article

Comestible Journal — Protest Fuel: The Revolution Must Be Fed

Recipe and short piece about social movement spaces in Spain for zine about resistance to the Trump administration.

Trump boycott article

Food Boycotts, Buycotts, and Brand Busting in the Trump Era | Civil ...

Examination of food boycotts after the presidential election and impact on business.

Blog content

Dozens of blog posts for search engine optimization content provider on marketing and business, technology, and health and wellness.

Chef dan kluger standing in pdr loring place lesley unruh for one kings lane article

Just Opened New York, Everything new in New York City

Marketing announcement of new farm to table restaurant opening.

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Around the World in 8 Holiday Drinks

Round up of 8 holiday cocktails, with brief histories, flavor profiles, and recipes.

Honeybrains 2 article

Just Opened New York

Marketing announcement of new healthy food restaurant opening.

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How — and Why — 3 Bartenders Chose to Give Up Alcohol | Tales of the Cocktail

Story about bartenders who are also sober, with tips on wellness for those in the trade.

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No Piece of the Pie: US Food Workers in 2016

Interviewing, writing, and copy editing assistance on report about workers in the food system.

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The Pleasures And Perils Of Mushroom Foraging In New York

Story about the New York Mycological Society, mushroom foraging in city parks, and the characters in the club.

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yelp reviews

A sample of reviews for editors seeking shorter social media pieces.

Food is a Right, Not an Act of Charity

Food is a Right, Not an Act of Charity

Lawyer article

The Newest Fusion to Hit The Food World? Lawyer/Chef

Trend piece on lawyers who work in the good food space.

Walmart article

Are Hunger Non-Profits Making Deals with the Devil?

Walmart and other big businesses give generously to the anti-hunger movement, while lobbying for policies that make the problem worse....

Frank article

An Unlikely Wine Seller Thrives In Brooklyn

Profile piece of convicted drug felon turned wine seller in Brooklyn.