The Local Organic Table
Chef Cyndi Shalhoub, www.chefcyndi.com
1. What are the benefits to eating local and organic?
Primary benefit is knowing where your food comes from! It has more nutrients because it hasn’t been sitting in a warehouse or travelled long distances.
2. Where can I buy local meats, vegetables and fruits?
The 3 main ways are:
A) Joining a farm’s CSA - An actual share of crops in season off the farm. Sign up online at: www.DelvinFarms.com
B) Shop at a Farmer’s Market - Such as:
Franklin Farmers Market, Saturdays from 8:00am-12:30pm open year round
Thompson Station Farmers Market, Wednesdays from 2-6pm and Sunday 3-6pm - Start up May 7
Spring Hill Farmers Market, Thursdays from 3:30-7pm - Start up in June
C) Local Stores or Direct to Suppliers - www.picktnproducts.org
3. How do I educate myself more?
Some of the recently produced informative movies:
Forks over Knives
Sick Fat & Nearly Dead
The Maker’s Diet by Jordan Ruben
The Organic Chef by Jeff Cox
Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon
4. My favorite vendors? Here are a few to get started….
Vegetables = Delvin Farms www.delvinfarms.com
Chicken = email for now: firstname.lastname@example.org
Lamb = www.peacefulpastures.com