Team Italia!

The Rotary GSE team to Italy that I am leading is a intrepid group. We arrived May 13 and are now tasting wine and eating the regional specialties of Puglia to get a better idea of the agricultural system here (and to be able to eat good food and drink good wines!). Today, we’re in Taranto. Here’s the group: Teah, Stephanie, Michael & Jill.


About ninafurstenau

Nina Mukerjee Furstenau teaches a Food and Wine Writing for the University of Missouri Science and Agriculture Journalism program and the MU School of Journalism School. She has published Biting Through the Skin: An Indian Kitchen in America's Heartland, a food memoir, which was selected as the MFK Fisher Book Award and Grand Prize Award winner by Les Dames d'Escoffier, as well as Savor Missouri: River Hill Country Food and Wine, celebrating Missouri foodways. Ms. Furstenau was in the Peace Corps in Tunisia from 1984 to 1986 and then began working life as a journalist and publisher/editor of three construction magazines beginning in 1987. Ms. Furstenau and her husband launched and published these magazines and two others until 2001. She was a month-long resident at the Vermont Studio Center in Johnson, Vermont, in 2008.
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