CT Farm-to-Chef Week 2014 Seeks Participants

Farm-to-Chef Week, The CT Dept. of Agriculture’s annual celebration of CT Grown, is scheduled for September 14-20, 2014. Restaurants, cafes, caterers, cafeterias, food trucks, bakeries, and other dining establishments are invited to register for this event and partner with Connecticut farms to showcase their Connecticut Grown foods on their menus.

2014 Green Awards Nominations Being Accepted

I rarely indulge in shameless self promotion, but I’m making an exception for Morris Media’ Group’s 2014 Green Awards. I’d love to win a Green Award in recognition of the contributions the Fairfield Green Food Guide (FGFG) has made to create a more sustainable community in Fairfield County. It’s readers like you that can make that happen.

Ethical Coffee for Local Milk

At a recent Farm-to-Chef meeting, Robin Chesmer of The Farmer’s Cow announced they were adding coffee to the company’s retail product line and would be entering the restaurant business by opening a cafe in Mansfield, CT this May. The Farmer’s Cow Calfe & Creamery will serve their new line of locally roasted, Rainforest Alliance certified coffees and “feature all of The Farmer’s Cow products – especially the ice cream” said Chesmer. “The ingredients for our sandwiches, soups and salads will be locally sourced.”

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