Day Trip to Smithfield

Exciting news for this week. Over break I made contact with my sources for producers and distributors. I’m happy to say all of them were very receptive to the project and agreed to meet with me during the summer. One of my contacts, the Dardens of the Darden Country Store, has invited me to visit […]

The Locavore’s Apprentice: One student’s quest to follow food from farm to table

The local food movement is the single greatest change in food production and consumption in America in decades. Local and slow food’s origins lay in the heart of Italy, where men like Carlo Petrini, author of Slow Food Nation, have worked diligently to preserve and protect Italy’s food culture. Many attribute its American beginnings to […]