From Rainforest to Table: Saving the Amazon Through Gastronomy

Drawing on the gifts of the Amazon, leading Latin American chefs are putting a unique and remarkable cuisine on the world stage. Their menus fuse tradition and a commitment to conservation with culinary imagination and a passion for flavorful food. As they celebrate the lush variety of plants, animals, and fish in the rainforest, they are also working to improve the livelihood of Amazonian communities and revitalize local food systems. How can the abundance of the Amazon be used to support sustainable development? How can these superfoods become more widely available without the risks of over-cultivation?

Festival: 2016

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