The Team



Connected Dots Media  is a creative media team specializing in producing cause-related media including books, blogs, videos, and products.  We strive to build beautiful objects with editorial integrity that benefit  sustainable food, arts, and child-related causes.

Leslie Jonath, Editor-in-Chief


Leslie Jonath has over 20 years’ experience in book publishing, creative services, and media business development. From 1991 to 2009, she was an integral part of the editorial and development team at Chronicle Books where she created projects with The Edible SchoolyardSlow FoodMeals on Wheels, and Next Course.

Mitra Parineh, Digital Editor

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Mitra Parineh is a writer and editor, enthusiastic about big gatherings and good food. She has worked with 7×7, San Francisco Magazine, Forbes, and LA Weekly, and has helped produce over a dozen booksShe lives in Los Angeles and San Francisco, and is the Editor-at-Large for Connected Dots Media.

Jen Flaxman, Assistant Editor

me and chez panisse

Jen Flaxman is a good food lover and a San Francisco transplant, originally from New York. When she is not taking pictures and editing for Feed Your People, you can find her working with the Good Food Awards, Connected Dots Media and eating all the pain au chocolat she can find.

2 responses to “The Team

  1. We are hungry writers and can’t wait for this book to come out! Feed us!

  2. Hi

    We’re doing a story on FEED YOUR PEOPLE on to go live on Oct 9th and I’d like to request photos to accompany the piece. Can you please contact me ASAP to discuss!

    Thanks so much!


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