Photo courtesy of LavkaLavka
Russia's Farm-to-Table Pioneers
Frustrated by the lack of organic foods in Russia, Boris Akimov cofounded LavkaLavka, an online store that sells local produce and heritage goods. LavkaLavka supports farmers who bring back once-forgotten foods such as burbot liver, a 19th-century delicacy. Now in its third year, LavkaLavka has storefronts in St. Petersburg and Moscow and hosts farm-to-table dinners. This appeared in the October 2012 issue.
By Jen Murphy
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Bol'shaya Pushkarskaya Ulitsa, 10, Санкт-Петерург, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 197198