Woman of the Week – Tricia Wheeler

Chasity  -  Jun 27, 2011  -  1 Comments

Tricia Wheeler

My Current Job/Company:

Publisher and Editor in Chief, Edible Columbus

My Birthdate:
January 7

My Work:
I publish a quarterly publication called Edible Columbus, to champion local food, artisans, farmers, producers, chefs and food enthusiasts. I also teach a series of cooking classes each quarter that celebrate seasonal fare and dishes.

My Passion:
Helping people become confident in the kitchen and introducing them to the bounty of interesting foods and producers we have in Ohio.

My Family:
Scott, my husband, and Kensington, my daughter.

My Heroes:
Julia Child and Jacques Pepin.

My Escape:
New York City.

My Pet Peeve:
Clutter, physical and mental.

My Indulgence:
I buy any ingredient I want for my recipes – no matter how rare or expensive – to make the dish perfect!

My Roots:
A couple of generations of wonderful cooks who cared about connecting our family through traditions around the table.

My Future:
Exciting as I find more opportunities to share the stories of our local food community.

My Love:
My family, especially my daughter.

My Movie:
Julie and Julia.

My Quote on Life:
Life is not about waiting for the storms to pass….it’s about learning how to dance in the rain.

My Accessory:

My Advice to Young Women:
Don’t be afraid to take risks, especially entrepreneurial ones, when you’re young. If you have the entrepreneurial drive, act on it now! The sky is the limit with what you can do.

How I Balance it All:
I get up early. Also, I take time for myself.

One response to “Woman of the Week – Tricia Wheeler”

  1. Vicki Orians says:

    I just sebscribed via email, and am interested in how your publication promotes farmers, since I am a farmer and want to be involved with positive public relations which showcase agriculture favorably. If you consider this an asset to your publication, maybe we could link and discuss this further? Currently I am County Executive Director for the Upper Sandusky (Wyandot County) Farm Service Agency (USDA). I offer an extensive background with livestock and grain farming (since childhood), plan to retire within the next year or so, and possess writing and publishing skills which may be helpful. Chasity is a cousin to my husband and close friend to our daughter-in-law and I am looking forward to connecting?

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