Julia Mucci came into this world as her mother was preparing food for the Feast of the Seven Fishes. She has felt a primal link to Italian-American foodways ever since. Julia holds an MS from Syracuse University and is a former public-radio broadcaster. She is now a librarian and archivist, with a Masters in Library Science. Julia is also a long-standing volunteer with the Astoria CSA, where she leads the CSA Culinary History Book Group.