Eric Steinman is an editor and writer who has been covering food culture and social issues for more than a decade. A native of Southern California, Steinman began his career writing and reporting on the tech sector and the idiosyncrasies of the burgeoning Internet culture. His interests soon migrated to issues around food, culture, and the growing local and sustainable farm movements that were gaining traction throughout the country and around the world.
In 2009, Eric Steinman founded a magazine devoted to local food culture, Edible Hudson Valley, where he continues to serve as editor-in-chief. In addition, Steinman has spoken on the subject of the evolution of the local food movement in the United States, and has taught on the subject at Bard College. He continues to write and report on the issues that inspire him for such publications as the New York Times, Playboy magazine, Organic Gardening, and Bon Appétit.