Onion World

“Onion Wo rld focuses on onion production and marketing and is targeted at onion growers, packers and shippers in the U.S. and Canada. There are also limited subscriptions abroad.” 30-40% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 4500. Publishes 8 issues/year. Pays on publication. Publishes ms within one month of acceptance. Buys first rights. Accepts some reprints. Responds within three days. Sample copy available by mail with SASE. Subscription $16, $27 Canada, $45 other. “Check magazine format for basic guidelines.”

The Local Palate

“We represent the food culture of the South; the area we cover ranges from Maryland down to Florida and as far West as Texas. We collect personal stories about chefs, farmers, vendors, as well as other culinary personalities, in an effort to share the history of the varied culinary traditions across the South. We include recipes and “how-tos” for a wide variety of dishes and drinks. Our departments include: Key Ingredient, Season’s Eatings, Toast of the Town, EATymology, The Interview, Test Kitchen, Culinary Class, Gourmet Getaways, and Oh! Pair.” 50% freelance. We welcome new writers in the South or with strong Southern ties. Publishes 8 issues/year. Pays 60 days after submitted invoice. Publishes ms two months after acceptance. Buys all rights. Sample copy available on website. Subscription $19.97. Guidelines available by email. Pays $250-$750 for 500-2000 words. Submit query by email.

Winemaker and Brew Your Own

“WineMaker, launched in 1998, covers the full gamut of the winemaking hobby, from beginners to experts, from wine kits to fresh grapes, and is published bi-monthly. Every issue includes expert advice and techniques, award-winning recipes and how-to projects to help you make great wine. Regular columns include troubleshooting common problems with the Wine Wizard, learning special techniques and tips on making a specific style of wine in Varietal Focus, refining your winemaking with Techniques, building gadgets in Projects, growing your own grapes in Backyard Vines and hearing tips, and stories and recipes from fellow home winemakers in Cellar Dwellers. WineMaker gives you practical, well-researched information in a fun format for all home winemakers – whether you use kits, concentrates, juices, non-grape fruits or fresh grapes.” Welcomes new writers. 85% freelance. Circ. 50K. Publishes 8 issues/year. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3-6 months after acceptance. Buys all NA rights. No reprints. Responds 2-8 weeks. Sample copy available by email. Subscription $25, $45 foreign. Pays $150-$250 for 2000-3000 words.

A food chat site with over 12,000 members.” Pays within 30 days of acceptance. Currently publishes one article every two weeks. Looking for material for publication starting in November. Requires that writers register with the site. Publishes a diverse array of articles, but must go above and beyond the conversations on the site. Welcomes new writers. Pays on acceptance. Buys one-time online publication rights and continued archival availability for website.