Though farmers markets serve as the most visible connection between farmers and consumers, Adirondack Harvest has also facilitated relationships between growers and area restaurants. Dozens of chefs throughout the Adirondacks have begun relying more on local farms for vegetables, fruits, and even meat products.
"It's a big thing now to have local on your menu; it's a big draw," said Davis, noting the fascination restaurant patrons have with locally-grown ingredients. "It's a big benefit for both the local farmers and the local restaurants."
To hear more of Matt's interview with Laurie Davis, Adirondack Harvest coordinator, visit the media lounge section of our Web site at www.denpubs.com.