Nestled in the heart of Amherst, the Humble Peach is a vegan bakery-cafe that opened last spring. The Student traces its origins, culinary philosophy, and secret ingredients, which culminate not only in a delicious, plant-based menu but action toward more sustainable food systems.
Staff Writer Pho Vu ’23 interviews Joe Kurtz, owner of the local Coronation Cafe. Vu reflects on the café’s comfortable vibe, local eats, and connections to the Mennonite community.
Ricelicious is an Asian fusion restaurant tucked away in the heart of Amherst town. Pote, the restaurant’s co-owner, helps curate a menu inspired by his Thai roots and the two years he spent in Japan.