Advisory Board

Josh Schonwald, MS

Josh Schonwald, MS is author of The Taste of Tomorrow: Dispatches from the Future of Food.
Josh is a Chicago-based journalist whose work has appeared in more than 20 different publications, from The New York Times and The Washington Post to Salon, Crain’s Chicago Business, and the Chicago Reader.
A graduate of Macalester College and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, Josh has received numerous honors for his reporting. In 2007, his work was featured by Harvard University’s Nieman Foundation for Journalism and he received the Florida Press Club’s first place award for “Light Feature Writing” for his work at the Miami weekly, New Times. He has also received awards for his sports, outdoors, and agriculture writing, and in 2004, he was named a John J. McCloy Journalism Fellow by the American Council of Germany.
In addition to his work for news organizations, he has worked as a writer for the University of Chicago for several years, where he has covered academic research in the humanities and social sciences for the University of Chicago Chronicle.
His articles include A Fish Farmer’s Tale, Future Fillet, Running With the Pack, It’s Not the Kit Kat Club, But It’s A Living, Philosophy for ‘limited beings’ accommodates approximations, From a Nursing Home, Dedication to the Arts Blooms Anew, Grandmasters in Guayaberas, The Full Montevideo, Paddles of Fire, Ice Age Trail Cometh, The Rise of Hitler Humor, Lord of the Flies, Laughs and Learning With Jules Feiffer, and On a Rolle. Read more of his articles!
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