Posts Tagged ‘ buy local ’

Driven by Flavor — In the Room with Chef Dan Barber

Aug 13th, 2012 | By

If you’ve ever wondered what this farmer’s market/local food/gardening trend is all about, this great interview with Dan Barber will explain it with verve and humor. Barber was appointed by President Barack Obama to serve on the President’s Council on Physical Fitness, Sports and Nutrition. He continues the work that he began as a member of Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture’s board of directors: to blur the line between the dining experience and the educational, bringing the principles of good.

ConnCollege introduces new local and regional salad bar

Feb 17th, 2011 | By

Looking down at students from atop the new local and regional salad bar in Harris Refectory, Connecticut College’s main dining hall, is a photo of 84-year-old farmer Earl Reichle. Reichle owns a corn farm and uniquely efficient underground packing facility in East Windsor, Conn. He is one of the many local and regional farmers supplying

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Food-safety bill worries some small farms

Nov 16th, 2010 | By

Some are trying to influence attempts by Congress to sharpen safety controls on the nation’s food supply so that small farms don’t suffer. CT NOFA, with 800 members, shares some of their concerns.