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Connections: Is "Farm To Table" A Myth?

Apr 21, 2016

Is "farm to table" a myth?

You might have seen the remarkably thorough piece from the Tampa Bay Times that has gone viral, called "Farm to Fable." Journalist Laura Reiley tracked the "local food" claims of dozens of restaurants, and found that many simply lie. Her piece has sparked conversation about so-called farm-to-table restaurants across the country.

We talk to Reiley about how she discovered the deceptions, and we talk to local chefs about how they communicate with their customers. Our guests: