Chef Q&A: Supporting Local Farms

Celebrated chefs encourage consumers to buy local and seasonal ingredients from farmer's markets.

Celebrated chefs encourage consumers to buy local and seasonal ingredients from farmer's markets.

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[MUSIC] I think the largest thing you can do in the world of the green movement is evaluate how you get yourself around and evaluate what you're buying. Try to buy locally, try to buy things that are farmed organically or at least somewhat sustainably, and just understand that we're part of a large chain and we're just not the only greedy bastards there are and. Yeah and I think sustainability is critical today and I think one way that the consumer Can have an impact on that is by requesting that, almost demanding that from the people that they're buying from, and really, it's a relationship to the grocery stores, talking to the produce manager, talking to the meat manager in the stores, and telling them what they really want. Follow the season, invite your friend, have a glass of wine with them. You will enjoy life more. Buy local, and buy seasonal. I am a great partisan of grow for good, of local farming, of local eating. And we try to grill globally, but eat locally. Well, I think the best thing people can do to get involved in buying the right products and the right ingredients is to shop at their local farmer's markets. I mean, at this point, they're all over the In the country, in every city. It seems like in every town. And so, as long as we continue to support our farmers in the right way, I think that everybody can do their part. [MUSIC] [BLANK_AUDIO]
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Chef Q&A: Supporting Local Farms


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