Nina Sparling

Nina Sparling is a freelance writer whose work has appeared in Civil Eats, WhoWhatWhy and The Rumpus. She is the associate editor of The Tenderloin, an international journal of food writing.

A Brooklyn Chef Tackles the NYC Marathon to Raise Money for School Lunches

George Weld, chef/owner of the restaurants Parish Hall and egg in Williamsburg, wrote an awesome account of his trip to Ronnybrook farm in search of manure–yep, manure–last spring. Now he’s running the upcoming marathon to raise money for Wellness in the Schools (which we covered in our magazine here), a not-for-profit that, among other things, aims to improve school food.