About Food Less Traveled
Food Less Traveled is a new way of looking at the local food movement, combining travel, food, and art into a unique blog that showcases local food around the world. It encompasses every aspect of local food. From food production to foraging and restaurants to recipes, Food Less Traveled leaves no stone unturned.Food Less Traveled offers readers stunning photography along with affable writing and inspired recipes. Diving deep into local food scenes, Food Less Traveled offers a take on the subject that is not tied to location: something that is rare when dealing with local food.
About its Creator
Maia Hausler, the creator of Food Less Traveled was born and raised in the Great Lakes State (Michigan) . She is inspired by Michigan summers, sunset square dances, heirloom tomatoes, hard apple cider, autumnal breezes, dune sledding, wild mushrooms, spring ephemerals, and world travels. She dreams edible dreams and lives for her world adventures in local food.Maia grew up in Lansing MI playing in her father’s garden and the woods behind the family home. There she learned a love of nature and fresh food which has stayed with her her entire life. She attended Western Michigan University where she took nearly every art class she could get her hands on and earned degrees in Art and Environmental Studies.Maia currently lives in Cedar Michigan where she manages Food Less Traveled and is pursuing her freelance career, while saving money for her next adventure. She considers Michigan home but is constantly being pulled away by the itch to travel. Having been to 48 states and 14 countries, she still has much of the world left to see.