Celebrating Those Who Labor: 15 Artisans & Farmers

Celebrating Those Who Labor: 15 Artisans & Farmers

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Faith Durand
Sep 5, 2011
Today is Labor Day, and in honor of this holiday, we would like to take a moment to revisit and celebrate the American workers who labor to put good food on our tables.. Who are these people? They are the farmers, the manufacturers, and the artisans grow and cook good things. They also teach us how to get the most out of our food, whether they are educating us about the glories of salt or the artistic qualities of butterfat. Here is a look back at 15 farm visits and expert interviews with people who are passionately committed to bringing good food into our lives. Bringing us whole grains, gluten-free mixes and more: Bob's Red Mill Some of the best milk you can drink: A Visit to Snowville Creamery An Oregon berry farm in action: Berry Farm & Cannery Tour Mark Bitterman is crazy about salt: 5 Simple Truths about Salt Geeking out over coffee: A Visit With Coava See 10 more below... Steven Smith demonstrates the art of tea: On Brewing a Perfect Cup of Tea Talking cheese with Gorden Edgar: Cheese Buyer of Rainbow Grocery Kitchen tour and more with Jeni: Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams Behind the scenes at Taza: How Chocolate is Made Coffee roastery tour: Equator Coffees and Teas Hard-working Wisconsin farm: A Visit To Otter Creek Organic Farm A very unusualy family farm, growing microgreens and more: The Chef's Garden A farm off the PCH: Vital Zuman Sustainable Farm A peek into a working goat farm: Catapano Dairy Looking at how cheese is made: Valley View Farm - The Creamery Tour (Images: See linked posts for full image credits)
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