2014 Year in Food Calendar

October 24, 2013 |  Category:   art + design photography the biz



Had a rare free day from work commitments yesterday so I took care of W&S business that’s been hanging over me since the holiday rush is now basically a little over a month away. Reordered product labels, took stock of inventory and finally listed the 2014 Year in Food Calendar. A little late this year, but here it is. Available in our Etsy shop and on our website.


I get asked quite often where I get my calendars printed. I print them in-house, trim the pages one by one with an exacto knife, collate the pages together with a bellyband, then slip each one inside a cello sleeve. Pretty sure I do a lot of things like this in the least efficient and most time consuming way possible. But hey, at least you know it’s handmade.
Last year when I held my fundraiser for Hurricane Sandy relief through my NYC calendars , I literally spent the whole month of November printing, trimming and and running to the photo store – sometimes twice a week – for emergency ink and paper runs, in addition to ordering supplies online. It was pretty maddening. It got to the point where the paper guy at Adorama would see me coming and just hand me the boxes of paper that he had in stock (although I could only carry 5 boxes out with me at a time because of my back issues). At one point in January both Adorama and B&H Photo started limiting the boxes of paper that you could order online and then it went out of stock completely. I’m pretty convinced that 98% of the reason why that happened was because of me.
And oh yes…NYC calendars…I’m trying to get it together…I don’t know…we’ll see…

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  • jaime @ asweetroad October 24, 2013 at 1:06 pm

    Beautiful! I love this collection of photos and how you designed each calendar to be it’s own page sort of like photo box sets.

  • Renita October 24, 2013 at 1:13 pm

    Beautiful as always!

    • Jenna October 24, 2013 at 9:58 pm

      You’re always the first order Renita!

  • Sora October 24, 2013 at 1:41 pm

    You do consistently great work on these calendars, Jenna. That’s a lot of handy work you put into it — now I appreciate them more. Jan is making me very hungry right now!

  • victoria October 25, 2013 at 1:13 am

    Can I make a suggestion – only for consideration – every year I look at your gorgeous calendars but don’t buy. The reason why is that I really “use” our calendar, for appts,everything, so really need one side with the boxes on to write in. I would LOVE that format ….

  • Suraiya Hossain October 28, 2013 at 12:24 am

    Oh please design an NYC calendar this year! I miss New York so much and your calendar is a daily dose of joy in my workspace.