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Alison Mountford

Food Writer - Recipes


Chef Alison Mountford is the founder of Ends+Stems - which is a meal planning membership and recipe website to reduce food waste. "Chef Alison" also hosts a series of online courses for easier weeknight meals and feeding picky eaters with less stress. Alison began in 2005 as a personal chef and caterer in San Francisco but she recently returned home to Rhode Island!

She is passionate about helping families eat well together, with less frustration. Alison is often hired as a speaker to share about household food waste, feeding busy families, and sustainability in the kitchen; she's appeared many times on The Rhode Show and other podcasts and webinars.

Alison is also the Market Coordinator at Hope & Main - Rhode Island only culinary incubator - where she loves helping new food businesses expand their social media, brand, and increase sales at the farmer's markets!