Amy Kent

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Homegrown Foods, Cocktail Recipes, Sustainable Eating
  • • Amy is a member of the North American Travel Journalists Association.
  • She has covered the best local eateries and must-try recipes in Recreation News, Outsider, and CityDog Magazine.
  • In 2018, her short story won the Loyola University Upper Division Writing Contest for Fiction.


Amy comes from a diverse history of food and travel journalism, covering the Mid-Atlantic, Nashville, and even nationally renowned destinations. She has covered just as many local favorite restaurants and recipes as she has tourist must-sees. One of her favorite pieces featured a Baltimore whiskey bar with a mission to give back to animal rescues and shelters. While working with Barcademy, Amy helped liquor and seltzer companies across the world craft their own cocktail recipes that captivated the spirit's individuality. Previously, Amy earned the title of publisher at Recreation News. She currently works as a wilderness instructor, cultivating and perfecting backcountry recipes.


Amy holds a bachelor's degree from Loyola University Maryland and a master's from Towson University.
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