This summer has hit record high temperatures all over the U.S., and New York is no exception–so it seem like the wrong time to experiment in the kitchen with new cooking techniques that require a hot oven. (On the positive side, the oven preheats quickly when the air in my...Read More
I know this website has been quiet lately… At the moment I’m in Nepal, investigating the burgeoning coffee industry. I was involved with a Nepali coffee program 4-5 years back, helping with the country’s first shipments of coffee to the U.S. market (thanks to a...Read More
Manhattan seems an odd place for a protest by North America’s small farmers. But they were up in arms earlier this week, silently protesting in Foley Square that they’re unable to keep genetically modified, or “transgenic,” crops from their fields. The...Read More
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Via Gusta was founded to introduce culinary enthusiasts and professionals to sustainably produced, local foods at home and around the globe. It is Via Gusta’s mission to help the global food community to discover, meet, and support each other locally and worldwide.
Reconnecting with the food we eat makes us better informed about the impact of the choices we make. Connecting directly with producers puts money in their pockets while giving us a voice about the foods we want to eat. The increasingly global economy creates tremendous challenges to local and traditional foods; it also uncovers unprecedented possibilities to explore, interact, and learn.