staff writer Kristen Hinman is one of three finalists in the "Newspaper Feature without Recipes" category of the 2009 James Beard Foundation Awards
. Hinman is nominated for "The Pope of Pork,"
her profile of Missouri hog farmer Russ Kremer and the Ozark Mountain Pork Cooperative.
The James Beard Foundation will name its winners in the media categories on Sunday, May 3. Congrats to Kristen!