About Amy

About Amy

I am a cook, author, and urban farmer. I currently live in Seattle. I am also a speaker, teacher, TV show host and a handful of other 'jobs' that revolve around food. Here is how it all began...



Edible Seattle

It's So Easy Being Green

Edible Seattle, May 2013

Lemon & Olive Oil Preserved Asparagus AND Champagne Pickled Asparagus


Edible Seattle

Simple Summertime Drinking Vinegars

Edible Seattle, Jun 2012

Shrubs aren't just good for topiary-they're drinkable! Amy Pennington's simple recipes combine fruit, herbs and vinegar for refreshing and traditional syrups that make outstanding summer beverages.

Edible Seattle

Forage Fever

Edible Seattle, May 2011

It's too early for fruit, but the perfect time for blossoms. Amy Pennington shows you tasty things to do with elderflowers and maple blossoms.

Fresh From The Blog

International Food Bloggers Conference 2014

Posted September 14

This is first year I will attend, legitimately (as opposed to sneaking in for a session or two here and there) the International Food Bloggers Conference, being hosted by Foodista.com and held in Seattle. This conference is an excellent resource for food lovers (they have SO many brands represented and on display all weekend), food bloggers (a weekend packed with technology sessions and information), media types (unfettered access to active bloggers) and businesses seeking to commiserate with food experts. While the conference is ONE WEEK away, there are a few spots left! Sign up here and let me know you’ll be coming.

ifbc2014-seattle-banner.pngProfessionally, the event makes sense for me. I’ve never thought of myself as a blogger (I’m terrible at keeping up) but I do have great information available on my site featuring food and urban farming. Personally, there is nothing better than doing business with friends, and the founders of CEO are like family to me.... Read more from the blog...


Sep 17

6:00 pm
Volunteer Park Cafe
Galer & 17th

Chef & The Gardener Dinner at VPC

Chef Ericka Burke and I are partnering up to host an intimate & seasonal dinners inspired by Volunteer Park Cafe's garden. GoGo Green Garden, began tending VPC's garden a few years ago. Ericka & I have developed a great chef-gardener Read More...

Sep 24

6:00 pm
Hot Stove Society
2000 4th Avenue

Homemade Condiments

​It's time to take advantage of the bounty of summer vegetables! While the season for beautiful plump tomatoes, vibrant peppers, and tasty tomatillos may be short, you can extend summer into fall and winter by canning and preserving these Read More...