• Jodi Lewchuk, Founder Nostrovia.ca

      Jodi Lewchuk, Founder Nostrovia.ca 

      Jodi Lewchuk is an editor by profession and a writer and cook by passion. Her blog, Nostrovia.ca, is a place to celebrate her Eastern European culinary roots and tell her family's stories. One of those stories, "Moonshine Maker," about her great-grandmother's homebrew whiskey-making adventures in Depression-era Saskatchewan, was nominated for best piece of culinary writing in the 2012 Saveur Best Food Blog Awards. Follow Jodi @Nostrovia_ca.

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    • Ivy Knight, Co-founder Swallowfood.com

      Ivy Knight

      Ivy Knight, Co-founder Swallowfood.com 

      As the Editor in Chief and Co-Founder of Swallowfood.com, a food and culture website launched in February 2012, Ivy has published content that has garnered attention from France’s Le Monde, the New York Times Dining section and the Village Voice. She hosts 86'd Mondays--a night for the city's food and wine obsessed: from bloggers to wine writers to chefs, mixologists and servers - every week at the famed Drake Hotel. Ivy writes about the food scene for Chatelaine, Fashion, Reader’s Digest, the Toronto Star and the Globe and Mail, she a

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    • Babette Pepaj, Founder/CEO BakeSpace.com & TECHmunch Food Blogger Conference

      Babette Pepaj

      Babette Pepaj, Founder/CEO BakeSpace.com & TECHmunch Food Blogger Conference 

      Babette Pepaj founded BakeSpace.com in August 2006 as the Web’s first food social network and recipe swap. With virtually no tech industry experience, the former TV producer (and avid baker) has built the site into the largest online community of its kind for food enthusiasts. In the process, she has earned some of the industry’s highest accolades, including back-to-back Webby Award nominations in 2009 and 2010 in the ultra-competitive “Best Social Networking” category. Prior to launching BakeSpace, Babette worked

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