University of California, Davis; University of California, Santa Cruz, graduated with high honors in l968 with a degree in sociology/city planning

Current and Recent Activity

Consultant - Heritage Hotels and Resorts, menu development and food sourcing Blog for Culinate.com
Can be read on cookstr.com
Can be read on gourmet.com
Co-director, Monte del Sol Charter School Edible Kitchen Garden
Board Member, Monte del Sol Charter School Foundation
Board Member, Seed Savers Exchange
Board Member, Southwest Grassfed Livestock Association
former Board Member, Foundation for Biodiversity, Italy
Slow Food: National Ark committee member, chapter founder and leader in Santa Fe

Recent Workshops and Talks (Selected)

Durango Public Library, Feeding Ourselves and Community - Growing Sustainability, May 2009
NM Master Gardeners talk, A Cooks Treasure - The Garden, 2009
Rancho la Puerta, Tecate, Mexico, Writing Your Memoir Through the Lens of Food, 2009
New Mexico Xeriscape Conference, Farm to Table, What it Means Today, 2009
Science Café, What About Sustainability? O’Keeffe museum, for high school students, 2009
Colorado Springs Garden Club, featured speaker, 2008, 2006
Tassaajara Zen Mountain Center: Writing Your Memoir Through the Lens of Food,, 2006-2008
Field to Plate conference, Santa Fe, writing workshop for dieticians, 2008
The Kitchen Table Project at Afterglow Farm, Milwaukee, Writing Food Memories, 2007
Western Folk Life Festival, Elko, Nevada, Making the West Home, a cooking and story-telling workshop, 2007

Books: Sole Author

What We Eat When We Eat Alone, 2009
Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone, l997 and 2007 (10th anniversary issue)
Local Flavors, Cooking and Eating from America’s Farmers’ Markets, 2002
Seasonal Desserts from Orchard, Farm and Market, Spring, 2010
The Greens Cookbook, l986
The Savory Way, High-Spirited Down-to-Earth Recipes for Savory Vegetables, l990
Vegetable Soups from Deborah Madison’s Kitchen, 2006
Vegetarian Suppers from Deborah Madison’s Kitchen, 2005
The Can’t Be Tofu! 75 Recipes to Cook Something You Never Thought You Would - and Love Every Bite, 2000
The Vegetarian Table America, 1996
Mastering Vegetables, 2000


James Beard and IACP nominee for Vegetables Soups from Deborah Madison’s Kitchen
James Beard Nominee for Vegetarian Suppers, 2006
James Beard Society, Who’s Who in American Food and Wine, 2005
Fly Away Productions: The Ten Women Campaign, 2005
James Beard Award for Local Flavors, 2002
James Beard nominee for This Can’t Be Tofu! 2000
Julia Child Cookbook of the Year Award (IACP) Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone, l998
James Beard Award for Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone, l998
MFK Fisher Mid-Career Award, awarded by Les Dames d’Escoffier, l994
IACP Best Book in the General Category, The Savory Way, l990
IACP Julia Child Book of the Year for The Savory Way, l990
Andre Simon Memorial Prize, London, 1988, for The Greens Cookbook
IACP short list, The Greens Cookbook
Food and Wine, Honor Roll of American Chefs, 1983

Introductions and Prefaces (Selected)

The Seasons on Henry’s Farm, Terra Brockman
A Painter‘s Kitchen, Recipes from the Kitchen of Georgia O‘Keeffe, Margaret Wood
The Thirty Minute Vegan, Mark Reinfeld
Blithe Tomato, Mike Madison
Renewing America’s Food Traditions, Gary Paul Nabhan
The Santa Monica Farmers‘ Market Cookbook, Amelia Saltsman
Preserving Food without Freezing or Canning, The Gardeners’ & Farmers of Terre Vivante
The Produce Bible, Leanne Kitchen
Edible: The Illustrated Guide to the World’s Food Plants, National Geographic
Ripe for Dessert, David Lebovitz

Books: Contributing Author (Selected)

Soup's On, 2008, Chronicle
Good Housekeeping, The Good Housekeeping Cookbook, 2000
The Joy of Cooking, l997
Fodor’s Restaurant Guide, l995 - l998
Good as Gold: Centennial Olympic Games Cookbook
The National Gallery of Arts Cookbook, l995
Cooking with the Stars, Center For Science in the Public Interest
The Best of Food and Wine, 1991, l992, l994, l995, l996, l997, l998
The Super Pyramid Eating Program, by Dr. Gene Spiller, Times Books, l993
The Best of the Book and the Cook, Camino Books, 1990
Eat More, Weigh Less, Dr. Dean Ornish, Harper Collins, l993, contributor
Reversing your Heart Disease, by Dr. Dean Ornish, 1990, major recipe developer
Open Hand, Pocket Books, 1989
Meals in Minutes, Time-Life Books, 1985

Articles (Selected)

Saveur, on Boggy Creek Farm, 2009
The Art of Eating, And Now for Breakfast, 2009
Culinate.com, At Home and Away for the Holidays in Paris, 2009
Culinate.com, Victory Gardens and Coupe de Villes, 2008
Culinate.com, Pommerol and Polenta, 2008
Edible Santa Fe, Art and the Art of Ranching, 2009
Edible Santa Fe, Jean Pierre’s Edible (Winter) Garden, 2008
Edible Santa Fe, Growing the Foodshed, or the Best News in Local Since Unsliced Artisan Bread, 2008
Edible Santa Fe, The Red Label Bird with Gold Medal Flavor, 2007
Gourmet.com, A Sacramental Meal, 2008
Gourmet.com, The Magic of Mica, 2008
Gourmet.com, When Plums Are Right, 2008
Gourmet.com, A Purepechan Stew-Celebrating in Michoacan, 2008
Orion Magazine, 4 Days in Step with the World, report on Terra Madre, 2005
Phi Kappa Phi Forum: Farmers’ Markets; Making Big Connections
Williams-Sonoma ® Taste Magazine, Market Value, From Cherries to Chile, 2001
Williams-Sonoma ® Taste, Shades of Pale, Endive, Fall 2001
Williams-Sonoma ® Taste, A Good Egg, Spring 2001
Williams-Sonoma ® Taste, Hot Dates, 2000
Gourmet, Hidden Farmers Markets, August 2005
Gourmet: Christmas Dinner in Santa Fe, 2000
New York Times, Chef Column with Mark Bittman, l998

Other Magazines:

Martha Stewart Living, Real Simple, Cooking Light, Prevention, Garden Design, Organic Gardening, Natural Health, Organic Style, Fine Cooking, Kitchen Gardener, Gourmet, Body and Soul, Bon Appetit, Food and Wine, Kiplingers, Diversions, Metropolitan Home, Eating Well, East West Journal, Home and Garden, Vegetarian Times, Cooks Magazine, Los Angeles Times Syndicate, Prodigy, Epicurious

TV and Radio Appearances (Selected)

Weekend Edition, summer 2009
The Splendid Table, July 2009
West Coast Live, June, 2009
Good Food, KCRW, Los Angeles, 2002, 2009
KPFA, Berkeley, multiple interviews
The Today Show, multiple appearances
Good Morning America, multiple appearances
Sarah Moulton Live, TV Food Network, multiple appearances
Afternoon Show, TV Food Network
Chef du Jour, TV Food Network
Canadian National TV
The Splendid Table, five previous appearances
Numerous NPR radio interviews throughout the country
Numerous radio shows both local and national
Interview on stage with Alice Waters, conducted by Gene Burns

Consulting and Cooking

Heritage Hotels and Resorts, 2009
CAL Dining at UC Berkeley, 2007 - present
Amy’s Organic Foods, 2007 - 2008
Rancho la Puerta Spa, 1999 - 2009
Sterling Wright Group, 2001
Proctor and Gamble, 2000
Darden Restaurants, 1999 - 2000
Spokesperson, California Artichokes: l997 - 1999
O’Keefe Cafe, Santa Fe, menu development, l998
Others: Hops! (Scottsdale); Cascades (Portland); Cloud Cliff Bakery and Gabriel’s, (Santa Fe)
Cafe Escalera in Santa Fe, New Mexico, menu development, pastry chef, l990 - 1992
American Academy in Rome, chef to the director, 1984 - 85
Chez Panisse, Berkeley, pastry chef, 1977 - 1978 dinner cook, 1986 - 1988
Greens at Fort Mason, San Francisco, founding chef, 1978 - 1983

Teaching Experience (Selected)

Tassajara Zen Mt. Center: writing/cooking workshops, 2006, 2007
Western Folk Life Festival, writing/cooking workshop, 2007
Private hands-on classes for clients who want to expand their food choices
Central Market: Austin and San Antonio, Texas
Cookworks: Santa Fe, Dallas, Houston
Culinary Arts, Calgary, Alberta
Culinary Institute of America: Greystone and Hyde Park
Draegers: Palo Alto and Menlo Park, California
Fetzer Vineyards, guest chef/instructor
Macy's DeGuistibus, New York, New York
Napa Valley Culinary School, Napa, California
Peter Kump's School of Cooking, New York, New York
Scottsdale Culinary Institute, Scottsdale
Aspen Classic, Food and Wine
Sullivan College, Louisville, KY
Sur La Table: Seattle, Berkeley, San Francisco, Santa Monica, Newport Beach, Houston, Dallas, etc.
Tante Marie's Cooking School, San Francisco, California
Williams-Sonoma ®: Boston, Denver, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Menlo Park, Phoenix
Western Reserve School of Cooking
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