The Scrumptious Pantry is food the way it is supposed to taste. Because what you eat should taste of the terroir in which it is grown. You should taste the care and passion which the local farmers puts into growing their organic crop. And - last but not least - it should taste like your Grandmother's unadulterated recipes brought up to date.
My name is Lee Greene, and before I started The Scrumptious Pantry, I managed a small biodynamic vineyard in Italy. That experience showed me three things: First, sense of place, the so called terroir, was an established concept for wines, but it was only minor for foodstuffs, especially commodity type foods like vegetables, grains etc. Secondly, as a small quality oriented farmer you do not have the resources to tell your story and explain to consumers what makes your product different from industrial foodstuffs - or even to bring them to market directly. Lastly as a consumer it is hard to understand which product is truly artisanal and farmer grown and which just pretends to be.
I needed to go to Italy and struggle up our up-wards sloping vineyards, spraying biodynamic preparations from a heavy copper tank on my back to realize that if this was the effort necessary to grow healthy food in a healthy environment, I had surely been eating wrong for the first thirty years of my life. Real food, small farmers needed a platform. So we set out to create The Scrumptious Pantry.
If you have any questions, you can reach me by emailing to lee(at)scrumptiouspantry(dot) com, or calling me directly at (301) 979-9751.