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Tracey Ryder is the President and CEO of Edible Communities, Inc., publishers of over 60 regional food magazines in the US and Canada.


Tracey Ryder is a food and wine writer, cook, gardener and co-founder of Edible Communities, Inc. — a network of over 85 regional food magazines across the US and Canada.

Tracey holds degrees in graphic design, journalism and psychology. In 1988, she completed the professional chefs training program at the Epicurean Cooking School in Los Angeles.

Her first book "Edible: A Celebration of Local Food," was published in April 2010, by John Wiley & Sons. She is a frequent speaker at publishing industry events and conferences on local foods.


writing, cooking and entertaining, collecting wine and traveling.