Ken Dixon: Here’s what farms grow, too: jobs

Nov 19th, 2012 | By | Category: General

… Since we are what we eat, I would like to show you part of a larger, healthier picture. It’s Connecticut’s $3.6 billion, 20,000 employee agriculture industry.

It starts with a plastic bottle of black currant juice and moves to a pretty awesome bowl of spicy pumpkin soup with a schmear of goat cheese on a slice of French bread crouton from the UConn bakery. Someone from the UConn Dining Services then comes by the table with a tureen of stewed pork, featuring local meat and veggies.

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