Chefs Teaming Up with Local Farmers

This is a great article, that talks about a budding development in restaurant markets. Chefs, like John Besh The New Orleans Chef, are starting to focus on and work with local farmers.

Why?

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“With the price of fuel, the local farmer is a more economical choice,” Besh says. “We’re not paying exorbitant shipping costs. Spending more on a smaller farm is cheaper than buying bulk produce that’s been shipped across the country.”

PLUS …

“I know how he cares for it, what he does. I know he’s not pouring bleach or boric acid on the plants to keep the bugs away. I trust him to produce a product that’s clean and without

chemicals.”

Check out this interesting article about this new development of chefs teaming up with local farmers.

Kelson

From Collection of John Besh

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