October 14, 2012
by Jeff Quattrone
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Lear’s Macaw – Their Feast is Vanishing Too

When I started writing this blog, I focused on the varieties of vegetables that have vanished from seed collections. Being an avid gardener,I know the value of biodiversity to the long-term health of the garden, and the environment. I admit, … Continue reading

September 29, 2012
by Jeff Quattrone
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Licuri Palm Nuts – Woman Gathers and 90% of the Lear’s Macaw Diet

So many stories, so little time. While reading through the information provided to me by Slow Food International’s press office, I came across the the story of licuri palms. The palms produce a local, traditional food that’s harvested by women … Continue reading

January 23, 2011
by Jeff Quattrone
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A Reason Why – San Marzano Tomatoes

In a conversation with a rather astute associate of mine about the idea of Vanishing Feast, the devil’s advocate appeared, and asked me “So why is this important? A tomato is just a tomato.” It was a great question. The … Continue reading

July 1, 2010
by Jeff Quattrone
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Hello and Welcome Pepsi Refresh Visitors!

My name is Jeff Quattrone, and here’s my bio. I’m thrilled that I am in the running for a Pepsi Refresh Grant. The idea for Vanishing Feast started out organically, appropriately enough. I started a blog called Magic Hat Stories and in the … Continue reading

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