Peter Szymczak


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Creative editorial and visual storyteller, writer, editor and art director with experience in academia, advertising, agriculture, culinary arts, food and beverage, higher education, health care, publishing, technology, travel, nonprofit and science. Skilled in brainstorming, brand stewardship, budgeting, coaching, interviewing and reporting.

Oregon Wine Press
Waxing on Music and Wine

Two premier players of Pinot Noir - Jay Boberg of Nicolas-Jay Winery and David Millman of Domaine Drouhin Oregon - spill about their time together in the music industry.

Whitman College
Archiving Architectural History: The Confluence Project

The Whitman College and Northwest Archives is now home to a wide-ranging architectural archive — The Confluence Project. This harmonious series of outdoor installations and interpretive artworks documents the culture and ecology of the Columbia River, revealing the stark and striking dichotomy between White and Native American histories of the Pacific Northwest.

Protecting Pollinators

Bees are dying, but why? Growers, scientists and government agencies look at the causes — from mites to insecticides.

Sip Northwest
From Farm to Tapas

The couple who put padrón peppers on the food map trade in the farm for a chic shop in the city.

Fresh Cup
Feed Me!

Coffee sales alone cannot support a café's success. Coffee Fest's Food Integration Lab provides café owners with ready-to-go culinary programs.

Sip Northwest
Veni Vidi Vito

Chef Vitaly "Vito" Paley shares his culinary love from mother Russia and celebrates the opening of his new downtown Portland restaurant, Imperial.
Spot On

Who you calling "shrimp"? Spot prawns are a big draw in British Columbia, the signature local sustainable seafood catch.

Oregon Wine Press
Legacy of a Champion

My remembrance of celebrated wine writer and mentor, Cole Danehower.

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