About Us

Edible Austin wants to connect you to your local food community! We are an independently owned, community-based bi-monthly publication and a member of Edible Communities publications. Our mission is to celebrate the seasonal food culture of Central Texas.

We celebrate local, sustainable and seasonal culinary traditions and innovations.

Through our publication, e-newsletters, website and events, we work to connect you with local growers, retailers, chefs and food artisans—enabling those relationships to grow our healthy and vibrant local food economy. Edible Austin is available at selected distribution locations or can be delivered to your door by subscription for $30 a year. Subscriptions ensure that you will never miss an issue and also make great gifts!

Edible Austin also supports and produces many community-building events and festivals throughout the year, which we list on our calendar and promote with our e-newsletter.

Edible Austin is for people who are interested in: 

  • Eating and growing seasonal foods
  • Learning about the stories behind the people who grow, produce, cook, sell or serve local and seasonal foods
  • Discovering all about great dining, day trips, distillers, breweries, wineries, food events and festivals in Central Texas

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Our Team:




Jenna Northcutt was born and raised in southern Louisiana, where she first discovered her love of food. She landed in Austin in 2002 to attend the University of Texas at Austin and graduated with a degree in advertising. Jenna started off her career doing graphic design and marketing for local businesses and was on the founding team of Edible Austin as the associate publisher. In 2018, Jenna became the owner and publisher of Edible Austin and now continues to connect Central Texans to their local food community. Jenna is an award winning photographer, a creative problem solver and passionate creator. 



Associate Publisher

Dawn began her publication-centric career in 2003 while attending Southern Illinois University, after which she moved to Kansas City to work with the alt weekly The Pitch. In 2013, she join Edible Austin's team as Event Coordinator and Advertising Director, and recently moved into the role of Associate Publisher, where she continues to connect Austinites to our local food scene.
You can find Dawn regularly at the Farmers' Markets, running the Town Lake trail or sipping on some rosé by the pool. The most enjoyable part of her job is getting to build and educate our community, and getting to know all of the unique and vibrant folks who make Austin the special place it is. She also loves grilling at home, or heading out on the town for some brisket and tacos—or even better, brisket tacos!



Digital Content Manager

Darby Kendall is a food and drink fanatic who recently graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a bachelor's in Journalism. As Edible Austin’s Digital Content Manager, she does a smörgåsbord of tasks for the magazine, including social media management, online content creation and her personal favorite, the photography and subsequent eating of dishes around Austin.