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Meet local farmers at this year’s Food from the Farm

Chef David Allen of Latitude 44 Bistro will be preparing a buffet of food made from locally grown products for this year’s Food from the Farm, to be held Saturday, March 2 at the Plattsburgh City Gym.

Chef David Allen of Latitude 44 Bistro will be preparing a buffet of food made from locally grown products for this year’s Food from the Farm, to be held Saturday, March 2 at the Plattsburgh City Gym. Photo by Shaun Kittle.

“You're going to see a lot of the apples and the maple syrups and the root vegetables,” Allen said. “I've also talked to some people that produce lamb and goat, so I will probably try to do a goat stew.”

Even though the specifics are uncertain, Allen said the samplings will run the gamut of menu offerings—from appetizers to desserts.

“I want to show people what can be done with the different items that are available right now,” Allen said. “I only serve to my customers what I'd serve to my family.”

If you go:

Food from the Farm will be held from 2-5 p.m. at the Plattsburgh City Gym, 52 U.S. Oval, Plattsburgh.

Admission is $10 per adult and $5 for ages 5-12, with a $30 maximum per family.

Tickets can be purchased online, at the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Clinton County office, or at the event.

For more information, visit blogs.cornell.edu/cceclintoncounty/, or contact Amy Ivy at 561-7450 or by email at adi2@cornell.edu.

To find the farm nearest you, visit adirondackharvest.com

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