Eating Organic in Ipanema, Rio’s Health Hub

By Kate Rintoul, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL — Home to Rio’s hippy movement in the seventies, and known for it’s “Tall and tan and young and lovely” residents, the Ipanema crowd care about what they eat for environmental and health reasons. As a result, a strong and vibrant restaurant scene focused on using certified organic products has taken hold in Rio's health hub.

While neighboring Leblon’s Rua Dias Ferreira might be Rio’s . . .

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