Can you give me some resources where chefs can find sustainable food sources/suppliers in their area?
L.T.OhioAnswer: I am pleased to provide you with information regarding resources and Web sites where chefs can find sustainable food sources/suppliers in their area.Farmers markets are a good place to begin, as are food coops and grocery stores specializing in natural or organic food. The produce, meat and dairy department managers at these stores can provide information about local farmers and/or distributors of local and sustainable foods. For a listing of food coops nationwide, go to: www.ncga.coop/member-stores. For farmers’ markets near you, go to: http://apps.ams.usda.gov/FarmersMarkets/.Also on the Web, please check out:ATTRA Local Food Directories Chefs CollaborativeLocal HarvestMarket MakerSustainable TableThe Organic Pages Online