Julia Skinner is founder and director of Root, a fermentation and food history company that bridges the gap between modern people and historic food. She is the first food writer to be awarded two 40 Under 40 awards in the same year. Her work has been featured in Vox, Eater, Business Insider, and Buzzfeed, and she is the author of Afternoon Tea: A History (Rowman & Littlefield). She lives in Atlanta, Georgia.
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