This week on All in the Industry, Shari Bayer is joined by the who’s who of farming, Farmer Lee Jones. Perpetually clad in his trademark overalls and a red bowtie, Farmer Lee Jones is a pioneer of the sustainable agricultural movement who continues to keep The Chef’s Garden on the cutting edge of the produce business. His family’s 300-acre vegetable farm in Huron, Ohio grows the best-tasting and most nutritious specialty vegetables herbs and micro greens in the world. The family lives by a commitment to producing food that looks good, tastes good and is good for you. This program was brought to you by The International Culinary Center.
“Really some of our best crops come from early and late. We love cool temperatures on products – it grows slower but you get more body color and nutrition.” [08:00]
“Small family farms are the backbone of this country. we need family farms. Chef’s recognize the value and that their guests recognize that value.” [13:00]
–Farmer Lee Jones on All in the Industry