Molly Crist is the co-founder and owner of Onward Travel, a boutique tour operator based in Walden, NY and Philadelphia, PA. The company partners with a growing, selective list of businesses, organizations, and industry associations to offer interest-specific guided tours to their clientele. Culinary tours are a specialty and they also focus on tours for the fruit tree industry. Before starting Onward Travel in 2013, Molly worked as an innkeeper, owned and operated a food truck in Michigan, coordinated leasing for the innovative Downtown Market Grand Rapids, taught cooking classes, and wrote for a variety of Michigan-based publications. Molly holds a degree in Hotel Administration from Cornell University and lives in the Hudson Valley, where her husband, Joel, is a fifth-generation farmer at Crist Bros. Orchards.