VIA Contributors

Behind every VIA article there's an intrepid reporter risking sunburn on an exotic Tahitian cruise, indigestion on San Francisco's best food tours, and over-exfoliation in the West Coast's most relaxing spas. These are the men and women who lived to tell the tale.

David E. Gilbert


A regular contributor to Food Arts Magazine, David Gilbert has explored farmers' markets from Solol, Guatemala, to San Gimignano, Italy. His first fell in love with these moveable feasts 36 years ago, when he visited San Francisco's Alemany Farmers' Market with his mom.

Fueled by the manna of farmers markets, David transforms that extra energy into power—the power of a pedal pusher. In his article, Commuting with Clear Consciences and Arteries , he encourages everyone to get out of their cars and bike to work.