Born into a family of French and Italian cooks, she has always had a love of good food and the real living it engenders. A native of Chicago, she has fond memories of traveling through Indiana and visiting the Indiana Dunes as a child. She is award-winning writer and editor, with over a decade of engaging storytelling experience. She is also a yoga teacher dedicated to empowering people towards sustained health and well-being through the practice of yoga. When she’s not writing, on her mat or in the kitchen cooking, she enjoys hiking, studying herbalism, growing food and finding the next story.
Colleen Leonardi is the managing editor of Edible Indy and editor-in-chief of Edible Columbus. Learn more at ColleenLeonardi.com.