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Katharine Millonzi

With an open heart and a desire to connect tradition with innovation, Katharine shares her deeply rooted knowledge, and pleasure, of food and culture, to inspire the senses and the soul. A native of New York City, she has worked in Kenya, India, Brazil, and across Europe, exploring the authentic and adaptive relationships between food, culture, and landscape. As a writer, educator, gastronome, and consultant, Katharine contributes to a diverse range of food, agriculture, and hospitality enterprise. Food is her medium to bring messages of healing and restoration for the individual and the collective. 

Ms. Millonzi holds an MA in Food Culture and Communications from the University of Gastronomic Sciences, Italy, founded by Slow Food International, and a BA from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London, in Social Anthropology and International Development.

Katharine was a 2007 Fulbright Fellow in Italy. She is a native of New York City and Western Massachusetts.


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Recent Writing

Millonzi, K. 2015, ‘Everything is Transformed: Bartlett House', Edible Hudson Valley, Winter 2016.

Millonzi, K., ‘Eating Greener Pastures’, Keynote Address, Farmers Museum Conference 2015, Cooperstown, NY.

Millonzi, K. 2015, ‘Betting the Farm: Making Agritourism the flavor of the Hudson Valley’, Edible Hudson Valley, Spring 2013.

Millonzi, K. 2015, ‘From Agri-tainment to Engagement: A New Era of Agritourism in the Hudson Valley’, Glynwood White Paper

Millonzi, K. 2013, ‘Local Sustainable Development Planning Guide’, Rockefeller Brothers Fund Western Balkans Program.

Millonzi, K. 2012, ‘Bread and Butter: The Future of Food Financing’, Edible Berkshires, Winter 2012.

Millonzi, K. 2012, ‘Chasing the Whey’, Edible Berkshires, Summer 2012.

McQuide P, Millonzi K, and Farrell C., ‘Strengthening Health Professional Associations’ Technical Brief #8. Capacity Project, 2007.