Category: Farm to Table

Garlic Herb Cashew Spread (serves 4–6)

Garlic Herb Cashew Spread (serves 4–6)

Recipe: In January 2021, Chef David Robbins launched Not A Burger, plant-protein patties, at the 3rd St S, Downtown Naples Farmer’s Market. A clean, [...]
The Value of Whole Foods When “Healthy” Foods Aren’t So Healthy

The Value of Whole Foods When “Healthy” Foods Aren’t So Healthy

Abbott: I say, “Who’s on first? What’s on second? Don’t Know’s on third.” Costello: Are you the manager? Abbott: Yes. Costello: You gonna be the [...]
Roasted Lion’s Mane Fungi and Fermented Garlic Honey Yummm Sauce (serves 4 – 6)

Roasted Lion’s Mane Fungi and Fermented Garlic Honey Yummm Sauce (serves 4 – 6)

Recipe: Local lion’s mane, equally delicious and medicinal, is our choice for this recipe. It’s kept simple to let the mushroom’s natural flavor and [...]
Talk DIRTy To Me

Talk DIRTy To Me

Sex, drugs, and rock & roll” excitedly exclaims the general manager of an infamous 5-star South Beach, Miami party hotel abundant with A list cele [...]
Challenging Our Modern Food Systems

Challenging Our Modern Food Systems

Growing up on an organic, small family farm in rural Kauai, Hawaii during the 80s/90s; eating fresh, clean, and locally/seasonally grown was just a pa [...]
Harvest & Wisdom: Organic Restaurant at the Shangri-La Springs – A Locavore’s Dream

Harvest & Wisdom: Organic Restaurant at the Shangri-La Springs – A Locavore’s Dream

The farm-to-table buzzword has been tossed around so much it’s almost become cliché, not to mention the fact that there are many variations on the def [...]
The Benefits of Local and Farm to Table Eating

The Benefits of Local and Farm to Table Eating

“Let Food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food”    ~ Hippocrates, 4th century BC   A quick Google search will reveal a list o [...]
Chef Paul Pearson Provides Delicious Delights at Community Table Restaurant

Chef Paul Pearson Provides Delicious Delights at Community Table Restaurant

Growing up in Yorkshire England, Chef Paul Pearson knew exactly what he wanted to do by the age of 12. He became fascinated with food and enjoyed eat [...]
Chris Addley, Creative Chef and Champion of the Culinary Industry’s Rising Stars,  Firebox Restaurant, Hartford, CT

Chris Addley, Creative Chef and Champion of the Culinary Industry’s Rising Stars, Firebox Restaurant, Hartford, CT

Chris Addley is a local Connecticut Chef that wears two crucial hats. He wears his chef hat as the creative genius behind the fine dining, farm-to-tab [...]
Zachariah Campion of Bailey’s Backyard  Farm to Table Restaurant and Catering Company

Zachariah Campion of Bailey’s Backyard Farm to Table Restaurant and Catering Company

When you walk through the door of Bailey’s Backyard, you are entering a community venue for culinary and artistic treasures. Original art hangs on the [...]
Delectable Dinners on the Farm with DORO Restaurant Group

Delectable Dinners on the Farm with DORO Restaurant Group

One of my favorite things to do in the summer and early fall is head to a dinner on the farm. Luckily, right here in Connecticut we have plenty of opp [...]
Max Chef to Farm Celebrates 10 Years

Max Chef to Farm Celebrates 10 Years

Growing up a few minutes down the road from Rosedale Farms in Simsbury, I have long awaited the opportunity to attend a Max Chef to Farm dinner under [...]
Genuine Hospitality and Delicious Fare at the Farmhouse Restaurant

Genuine Hospitality and Delicious Fare at the Farmhouse Restaurant

Tucked away in a cozy plaza in Newtown is an amazing farm-to-table restaurant that focuses on delivering fresh local food in a warm and welcoming sett [...]
Highlights from the 1st Annual West Hartford Wine & Food Festival

Highlights from the 1st Annual West Hartford Wine & Food Festival

Residents of Connecticut and beyond enjoyed some of the state’s best food and drink at the First Annual West Hartford Wine & Food Festival on Saturday [...]
Bailey’s Backyard Farm-to-Table Restaurant in Ridgefield– A Locavore’s Dream

Bailey’s Backyard Farm-to-Table Restaurant in Ridgefield– A Locavore’s Dream

The farm-to-table buzzword has been tossed around so much it’s almost become cliché, not to mention the fact that there are many variations on the def [...]
Farm-to-Table Dining with Hometown Cooking at Rooster Company

Farm-to-Table Dining with Hometown Cooking at Rooster Company

You haven’t had chicken until you’ve been to The Rooster Company. I admit – it’s kind of hard for a restaurant to screw up chicken BUT – how many time [...]
Good News Café in Woodbury Serves Up Gastronomic Delights

Good News Café in Woodbury Serves Up Gastronomic Delights

One of the oldest farm-to-table restaurants in the state, the Good News Café has been serving up locally sourced cuisine since 1992. Owner and Chef Ca [...]
Farm-to-Table Like You’ve Never Had at Sugar & Olives

Farm-to-Table Like You’ve Never Had at Sugar & Olives

Tucked away in a cozy, industrial space is a restaurant that has been quietly crafting amazing farm-to-table meals long before it became all the rage. [...]
True Inventiveness at Artisan Restaurant in Southport

True Inventiveness at Artisan Restaurant in Southport

The words that come to mind when speaking to Executive Chef Frederic Kieffer of Artisan Restaurant, Tavern and Garden in Southport are: spontaneity, i [...]
The Evolution of a Market Manager and a Farmers Market…A Q&A with Martha Maguire about Branford Alps Farmers Market

The Evolution of a Market Manager and a Farmers Market…A Q&A with Martha Maguire about Branford Alps Farmers Market

How did you become interested in opening a Farmers Market? Call me a bike seat and armchair farmer. While my children were in elementary school, my [...]
Head Out to our Local CT Farmers Markets this Summer

Head Out to our Local CT Farmers Markets this Summer

The sun has finally come back to our state, flowers are blooming, bees are buzzing and spring has arrived, and with it: farmers market season! Many co [...]
Max Restaurant Group Pulls Out All the Stops at “Dinner on the River” on July 21st

Max Restaurant Group Pulls Out All the Stops at “Dinner on the River” on July 21st

It was a beautiful, sunny day on July 21st as we headed to the spectacular Riverfront Boathouse located in Riverside Park on the Connecticut River. We [...]
Organic Duck Breast with Ginger Carrot Puree, Ginger Orange Sauce  and Sautéed Apples and Sweet Potatoes

Organic Duck Breast with Ginger Carrot Puree, Ginger Orange Sauce and Sautéed Apples and Sweet Potatoes

Ingredients: Organic Duck Breast 2-3 organic apples 2-3 sweet potatoes Salt, pepper   Ginger Orange Sauce: 1.5 large shallot [...]
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