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This post was originally published on the web page of Environmental Defense Fund and was written by Lauren Newton and adapted from Ann Espuelas’s Ecosystem Marketplace article, Connecting to Sacha Inchi and Beyond: A Database
   April 21, 2015    0
This Article was originally published on huffingtonpost and was written by Ann Clark Espuelas. You can find the original here  There is a type of river snail — a churo — in the Peruvian
   April 13, 2015    1
This Article was originally published on Mongabay and was written by Barbara Fraser. You can find the original here    Sofía Rubio was eight years old when she decided she wanted to be a
   April 6, 2015    3
I was in the Amazon rainforest of Peru to see how Brazil nuts make the long journey from forest to nut mix. I wasn’t expecting a gourmet treat, but they
   April 6, 2015    1
World famous as a crucible of evolution and for their remarkable flora and fauna, the Galapagos Islands are both fascinating and fragile. But amidst the giant tortoises, diving iguanas and
   March 11, 2015    2
The gap between what farmers and forest dwellers receive for their products and what these are ultimately sold for in rich country markets is often staggering. Adding more value to
   February 20, 2015    2
“They are so bright…so many colors…so much…so different…diverse” Elizabeth Abel of the cutting-edge restaurant Gustu, struggles for the right words as she answers my question about Amazon products, her hesitancy
   January 22, 2015    0
Conversando con muchos productores, identificamos el proceso de Registro Sanitario como un reto para muchos emprendedores de productos sostenibles en el Ecuador. El pasado Jueves 4 de diciembre de 2014
   December 17, 2014    1
“We need to codify products, see who produces them, where, how…and connect them more effectively. We must change lives through gastronomy.” Gaston Acurio at Latitud Cero, Ecuador. Ecuador’s diverse cuisine
   October 16, 2014    2
Ojoche, Ojite, Ojushte, Ujushte, Capomo, Manchinga, Pisba waihka, Huje, Mojo, Ax, Ramon Nut, Breadnut… a partial list of many names for the same seed. Where I live, Ecuador, it’s called
   October 1, 2014    0
At Canopy Bridge we’ve put together this guide as a preliminary introduction for exporters of food products to the United States. This document is based in part on the experiences
   September 4, 2014    1
Morning breaks and Mr. Phearun loads a tuk-tuk with rice, numberless airtight packages of premium-quality, organic brown rice. Phnom Penh’s traffic is hectic, but he cannot be late. There are
   August 21, 2014    0