What do coffee, wine, and corn have in common? Maybe more than you might think.

For starters, all three have been harvested for thousands of years over the course of the industrial revolution and global colonization. Each of them boast a unique and rich diversity of plant varieties, cultivation techniques, and global consumption representation.

Specialty coffee has long fought for legitimacy after generations of Folgers and Maxwell House drinking consumers, while wine had centuries of wine culture as a foundation, though there has been a paradigm shift towards natural wine that actually began in the post-war years of the 1950s.

Now Matt Diaz and Carlos Macias want to create this “ah-ha moment” for corn from commodity to the specialty for corn. Together they opened For All Things Good, a Bed-Stuy all-day cafe that celebrates the diversity of Mexican flavors by bringing maize, coffee, and natural wine all under one roof.

What do coffee, wine, and corn have in common? Maybe more than you might think.

For starters, all three have been harvested for thousands of years over the course of the industrial revolution and global colonization. Each of them boast a unique and rich diversity of plant varieties, cultivation techniques, […]

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