In 2016, the United Nations General Assembly designated 18 June as an international observance: Sustainable Gastronomy Day.

The UN’s website explains “the decision acknowledges gastronomy as a cultural expression related to the natural and cultural diversity of the world. As the COVID-19 pandemic is still unfolding across the globe, sustainable gastronomy – celebrating seasonal ingredients and producers, preserving wildlife as well as our culinary traditions – is today more relevant than ever.”

Read on to find out more about Sustainable Gastronomy, and remember to support our wonderful local growers, producers and creatives.

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