Janice Leung-Hayes

Janice Leung-Hayes

Janice’s professional writing (and eating) career began at the age of 19 at a community magazine in Melbourne, after she began blogging under the alias “e_ting”—a handle she still uses today. She’s kept food the focus of her work ever since, both as a writer (she’s been published by the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Eater and more) and an advocate for local, sustainable farming and produce.

Island East Markets, which began in 2012 and became one of the city’s largest urban farmers’ markets, was her idea. So was the Tong Chong Street Market, launched through her social enterprise Honestly Green together with Swire Properties two years ago and, as of 2017, the launch of Sheung Wan’s Poho Market.

Related: Janice Leung-Hayes On Sustainable & Responsible Eating

Janice also judges and contributes to food and beverage awards, lists and guides, and as senior director of Little Adventures in Hong Kong, she designs and leads custom food and culture experiences. She’s also part of the Global Shapers community, an initiative of the World Economic Forum.

Find her on Instagram @e_ting

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