Amy Cortese


Buy This Book Before the Securities

and Exchange (SEC) Bans It!”  

- Michael H. Shuman

                   HOME           JOURNALISM           LOCAVESTING           BLOG           BIO           CONTACT

Selected Articles

2011                                                All Rights Reserved


To contact Amy via email please write her at

For press inquiries regarding Locavesting, contact Amy Packard at


New York Times Magazine

> Locavestors -  2008 Year in Ideas

> Wine From China, 2008 Year in Ideas

New York Times

> The Crowd Is Anxious

> Buying Underwear, Along With the Whole Store

> Pennies From Many  -   OP-ED

> Wiggling Their Toes at the Shoe Giants

> Italian Makers of Prosecco Seek Recognition

> In Search of Better (and Greener) Building Blocks

> Fractional Ownership Heads to Europe

> Scraping the Sky, and Then Some

> Friend of Nature? Let’s See Those Shoes

> At Sea With A Book to Read, and the Author of It, Too

> Wearing Eco-Politics on Your Sleeve

> DuPont, Now in the Frying Pan

> As the Earth Warms, Will Companies  Pay?

> Can Energy Ventures Pick Up Where Tech Left Off?

> The New Accountability: Tracking the Social Costs

> Private Sector; An Antiwar Chief (and Proud of It)

> Can Entrepreneurs and Environ-mentalists Mix?

> Italian Makers of Prosecco Seek Recognition

> Champagne Beyond the Big Names

> It’s All About Beer, and Independence

> This Glass Is for the Cabernet, That One the Pinot Noir

> Mother of the Bride? Nice Dress

> Outlet Shopping, the European Way

> Savoring Domestic Caviar, Leaving the Guilt on Ice

Daily Finance

> The Real Wall Street: Where Financial Metaphor Meets Architectural Reality

Mother Jones

> The Carpet Cleaner: How a Captain of Industry came to See Himself as a

“Plunderer of the Earth and a Thief,” and How He Changed Course


> Table for One: Hong Kong

> Vino Americano

> Fruited Plains

> Seconds, Please?

> Caribbean Dreams

Business Week

> An Italy Less Traveled

> Where Serious Foodies See What’s Cooking

> Move Over, Beluga

> Underground Treasure

Leite’s Culinaria

> Hog Heaven: Lardo di Colonnata

The American

> Our Very Best Restaurants (According to the French, that is.)

The Daily Beast

> The Vodka Bubble Burst

> Designer Champagne

New York Daily News

> Vintage Greece


> An Island of Venetian Culture Opens

> Dining Like Alexander the Great

> Can Champagne  and Hot Dogs be  a Perfect Match?

Edible Manhattan

> Raising Dough

> In the Kitchen with... Joseph Stiglitz

> In the Kitchen with... George Steel, director of the City Opera

Edible Brooklyn

> Entrepreneurial Incubators