PRLog - Oct. 29, 2008 - NEW YORK -- Contact: Jeff Deasy
Gourmet Brownie Assortment
American Feast, LLC
American Feast Offers Gourmet Gifts Supporting Worthy Causes
New York, NY – Oct. 28, - Wouldn’t it be nice to send a gourmet food gift and benefit a worthy cause at the same time? Well, the folks at the AmericanFeast.com website will help you do just that. The company specializes in specialty foods from all regions of the U.S. and offers a wonderful assortment of gourmet gifts for those who want to make a difference with the dollars they spend.
Know a foodie with a taste for hard-to-find heirloom items? Then the Native Harvest Wild Rice: Sacred Manoomin is a perfect gift. Unlike the genetically manipulated, "wild rice" grown in paddies, this truly wild rice is an important American heirloom crop. It grows naturally in the lakes of Minnesota and is hand-harvested by Native Americans using traditional methods that go back centuries. They call it “the food that grows on water”.
Proceeds from the rice support the White Earth Land Recovery Project, which recovers land for the White Earth Indian Reservation, and preserves traditional land stewardship practices and the community’s cultural heritage. It’s a wonderful choice for the giver who wants America’s heritage preserved for future generations.
There’s a gift box of delectable gourmet brownies with proceeds going to support the Greyston Foundation's low-income housing, childcare, health services and technology education. The Foundation’s bakery offers on-site training, fair wages and benefits to local residents, regardless of work history. Greyston’
“People enjoy sending gifts that reflect their desire for a more sustainable world and we’re proud to help,” says company president Jeff Deasy.
AmericanFeast.com also offers dozens of artisanal, hand-crafted foods from families operating some of America’s most creative kitchens, and organic family farms and ranches using sustainable practices.
Among the plentiful offerings are hand-crafted olive oils, vinegars and tapenades from California, paddlefish caviar from Tennessee, smoked sockeye salmon from Alaska, and organic Red Angus steaks and American natural lamb from the Midwest. The artisanal cheeses come from America’s most acclaimed cheesemakers in California, Vermont, and Wisconsin. The luscious desserts include New Orleans bread pudding with rum sauce and a splendid variety of cheesecakes from New York.
There are specialty food gifts available for lovers of Fair Trade chocolate sauces from New England, Cajun fried turkeys, applewood smoked meats from Wisconsin, honey from a boutique honeybee farm in Connecticut, BBQ gift baskets from Kansas City and Texas, single-origin, Fair Trade chocolates from Seattle, wild blueberry pie from Maine, American eastern black walnuts from Missouri, 100% pure kona coffee from Hawaii, and much, much more.
Need a perfect hostess gift to give to someone special on Thanksgiving?
American Feast offers some of America’s finest specialty foods, and informative and entertaining content. It combines those elements with advocacy for a healthier and more sustainable food system.
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American Feast champions food from sustainable farms over food from factories and slow food over fast food. By working with entrepreneurial families we deliver an imaginative mix of culinary delights from the USA's most creative kitchens and family farms.