More and more city restaurants are substituting the Long Island cheese pumpkin for the ubiquitous butternut and acorn squashes.
Launched three years ago by three Manhattanites, FarmersWeb is a sort of virtual Hunts Point for everything from chicken to cherries to cheese, connecting 400 city buyers to dozens of local farms — with more on the wait list.
The 250 prisoner-run GreenHouse isn’t just the country’s largest penal colony’s farm initiative — and it grows a lot more than vegetables and herbs.
At Cookshop, sourcing locally is serious business. From a strict Made-in-America-only cheese policy to the grand six-foot chalkboard displaying the names of the farmers who provide the restaurant’s ingredients, every touch celebrates our local foodshed.