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Connecticut Farm-to-Table Event
Online source for CT Dept. of Agriculture's upcoming Farm-to-Chef Harvest Celebration Week | Sept 26-Oct 2, 2010
Interests: food, local food movement, wine, cooking, restaurants, farm-to-table, farmers markets
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Farm-to-Chef Week will be held September 15-21, 2013. Seventy-six, restaurants, institutions, caterers, schools, farms, wineries, and farmers' markets throughout the state will be creating special Farm-to-Chef menus featuring Connecticut Grown ingredients in each dish. A special free event, open to the public, will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2013 at Connecticut Farm-to-Chef Week
This year’s Farm-to-Chef Week will be held September 15-21, 2013. Once again, restaurants, institutions, caterers, schools, farms, wineries, and farmers' markets will be creating special Farm-to-Chef menus featuring Connecticut Grown ingredients in each dish. The week will kick off that Sunday with a special event at the Hill-Stead Farmers’ Market... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2013 at Connecticut Farm-to-Chef Week
The third annual Farm-to-Chef Week kicked off on Sunday, September 16, 2012, with a special cooking demonstration at the Coventry Regional Farmers’ Market in Coventry, Connecticut. WNPR’s Chion Wolf hosted the festivities, which featured Chef John Geravasi from Sodexo at the University of New Haven and Chef Jesse Powers from... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2012 at Connecticut Farm-to-Chef Week
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Celebration of Connecticut Grown Food Runs September 16-22 (Hartford, CT) - Governor Dannel P. Malloy today encouraged Connecticut residents to visit one or more of the 65 Connecticut eateries and farmers’ markets that are participating in the 2012 Farm-to-Chef Week. An initiative of the Connecticut Department of Agriculture, Farm-to-Chef Week... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2012 at Connecticut Farm-to-Chef Week
Sixty-five locations around the state will feature special menus featuring Connecticut Grown ingredients during Farm-to-Chef Week, September 16-22, 2012. This third annual showcase of local farm-fresh food prepared by some of the state’s finest chefs is an initiative of the Connecticut Department of Agriculture’s Farm-to-Chef Program. Click Here to listen... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2012 at Connecticut Farm-to-Chef Week
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Two years ago, the Connecticut Department of Agriculture’s Farm-to-Chef Program launched the first-ever state-wide Farm-to-Chef Week, attracting more than 80 restaurants, caterers, institutions, farms, and wineries to showcase a special Farm-to-Chef menu featuring Connecticut Grown ingredients for seven days in September. Last year’s week built upon the inaugural season’s success.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2012 at Connecticut Farm-to-Chef Week
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A kick-off event for the Farm-to-Chef Week, hosted by WNPR's Chion Wolf, was held from 11 to 2 on Sunday, September 18, 2011, at the Coventry Regional Farmers' Market in Coventry. Chefs made delicious dishes using ingredients found at the market and offered samples to attendees. Click Here to see... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2011 at Connecticut Farm-to-Chef Week
Sample and savor the state's local flavor September 18-24 (HARTFORD, CONN.) Descriptions and prices of menus being offered by participants during Farm-to-Chef Week, September 18-24, are now available on the Connecticut Department of Agriculture's website, www.CTGrown.gov (look under "Featured Links"). "Farm-to-Chef Week is a great opportunity for people to try... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2011 at Connecticut Farm-to-Chef Week
Hartford, CT – The Connecticut Department of Agriculture announced today that this year’s Farm-to-Chef Week will run September 18-24, 2011. Open to all restaurants and foodservice businesses in the state, participants are invited to create and offer their own special Farm-to-Chef menu that showcases Connecticut Grown ingredients and wines. The... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2011 at Connecticut Farm-to-Chef Week
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The Market in Coventry this weekend was jump'n with activity with several thousand folks from all over celebrating the bounty of CTGrown. Farm-to-Chef Week kicked off with a successful cooking challenge featuring CT celebrity chefs,(view event photos) Carrie Landry of Zest in Tolland, Scott Miller of Max's Oyster Bar in... Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2010 at Connecticut Farm-to-Chef Week
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The goal of CT Farm to Chef Week is to get folks excited about food grown right here in Connecticut. We have talented farmers and chefs in our state and why not get them together and bring their talents to the table so to speak? So, with this week-long celebration... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2010 at Connecticut Farm-to-Chef Week
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As part of the celebration commemorating Connecticut's 375th Anniversary Governor Rell's office has been releasing fun facts of the State's history. Here's this week's: Did you know that in 1875 the first agricultural station in the United States was established in New Haven by the State of Connecticut? In fact,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2010 at Connecticut Farm-to-Chef Week
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September 26th marks the first day of the first ever CT Farm-to-Chef Harvest Celebration Week with a special cook-off event held from 11:00-2:00 p.m. at the Coventry Farmer's Market with Chefs Carrie Landry (Zest), Scott Miller (Max Group) and Carlos Cassar (Saybrook Point Inn). Plus, we have WNPR's Chion Wolf... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2010 at Connecticut Farm-to-Chef Week
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In a press release issued yesterday, Governor Rell formally announces the first ever CT Farm-to-Chef Harvest Celebration Week proclaiming, "What better way to celebrate the bountiful harvest of Connecticut's farms and fields than with a unique dining experience across the state?" Read the full press release here. Download SEP8farmtochef.pages Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2010 at Connecticut Farm-to-Chef Week
Connecticut is finally getting some increased recognition as a state that supports locally grown food where other states like Vermont, California, Oregon and Maine have long embraced this growing trend. While New York Times writer Jan Ellen Speigel points out some of the serious issues restaurants and chefs in our... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2010 at Connecticut Farm-to-Chef Week
More and more Connecticut chefs are subscribing to sourcing locally grown food making the choice of where to eat more and more difficult. But during Connecticut's first ever CT Farm-to-Chef Harvest Celebration Week you'll have seven days to really taste the bounty. Look at the list of participants, the menus... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2010 at Connecticut Farm-to-Chef Week
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For the Region Four School District, located in the lower Connecticut River Valley, the first week of school began with a lunch menu that looked more like that of a first rate restaurant. Children and staff began their first day with a lunch of fresh roasted Chicken, local corn on... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2010 at Connecticut Farm-to-Chef Week
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In celebration of CT Farm to Chef Harvest Celebration Week Skinny Pines Chef Jeff will partner with Sport Hill Farm to bring you a special all local luncheon right on the farm. The luncheon will be held FRIDAY OCTBER 1st from 11:30-2:30. Reservations are a must. Bring a friend, enjoy... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2010 at Connecticut Farm-to-Chef Week
If you're not feeling hungry now you will be when you check out the latest menu and recipe listings. Participating chefs are sending in their featured menus and we're posting as fast as we can. Should be pretty difficult for dining guests that week...where to go? What restaurant or eatery... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2010 at Connecticut Farm-to-Chef Week
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Fairfield COUNTY Bloodroot Vegetarian Restaurant Bridgeport Boxcar Cantina Greenwich Brownson Country Club Shelton Catch A Healthy Habit Cafe Fairfield Chartwells Wilton High School Wilton Green Gourmet to Go Bridgeport leFarm Westport Skinny Pines, LLC Easton Something Fishy Catering Bethel Stamford Yacht Club Stamford Sugar & Olives Norwalk The Unquowa School... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2010 at Connecticut Farm-to-Chef Week
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WELCOME! This is CT Farm-to-Chef-Network’s first post announcing the CT Department of Agriculture’s upcoming Farm-to-Chef Harvest Celebration Week, Sept.26-Oct.2, 2010. We’ll be posting regular updates about this exciting, statewide celebration of CT Grown food featuring over 80 participating restaurants, cafes, dining halls, eateries and more. This will be the place... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2010 at Connecticut Farm-to-Chef Week
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