Activist / Connector / Urbanist / Local food Evangelist
Meet Tara. She is revolutionizing the food industry in Puerto Rico, returning it to its roots.
An architect by training, Tara moved back to her home town of San Juan only a few years ago after working in New York's art circuit. She started out with an art gallery, which then became a local food haven perfectly integrated with the local economy and agriculture. She created el Departamento de la Comida in order to make local foods available to San Juan residents.
Her work is revolutionizing the way that people consume and purchase local foods in the island.
on battling stereotypes
“really what you want is a diversity of beliefs, and a diversity of producers, and clients, and to move beyond certain stereotypes to be able to talk about the real issues.