Fwd: Cincinnati Grower & Chef Hotline
goodows at excite.com
Thu Jun 15 17:52:52 EDT 2000
-I recieved this from one of my CSA members. This is of interest to all SW
OH, SE IN and N KY growers. A lot of good resturants in Cincy, possibly
great markets there.
> Eugene & Lucy:
> I thought you (and the other growers in the area) may be interested to
> about the recent accomplishments of Cincinnati Chef's Collaborative.
> started a Greater Cinti Grower & Chef Hotline where growers list each
> what they can offer local chefs and where chefs can say what they need.
> The list is faxed out to chefs and growers weekly, and there is a number
> anyone can call to hear what's out there.
> The hotline number is 513-557-2197. The contact person is Maggie Green
> Green Apron Company, 859-344-8403. I could happily fax you a copy of
> week's listing if you wanted to see it, or you can call to hear it.
> It looks like the growers are listing those items that they think chefs
> would be most interested in; things this week included goat cheese,
> salad mix (we know you've got that!), herbs, buffalo meat, beef, etc.
> Chef's Collaborative and the Civic Garden Ctr (of Cinti) had a big
> fundraiser on Monday nite at J's Seafood Rest in CInti. Local chefs
> well-known ones) paired up with growers and winemakers to create meals.
> There were about 175 people attending, each at $75 a head. There were
> about 10 chefs and 15 or so growers; each grower was able to set up a
> display to advertise their products.
> I know it's a bit of a drive, but I bet you guys or other OEFFA members
> might really like to get hooked into this.
> Heather Summerville
Boulder Belt CSA
New Paris, OH
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