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The farm-to-table dishes at The White Bull need some editing, but there's no doubting the sincerity and talent underpinning this downtown Decatur restaurant.
The absolute worst part about my otherwise enviable job? Parking. Depending on where I go, I’m left to navigate wonky meters, spiral-of-death garages (Empire State South), ridiculously steep terrain (Bell Street Burritos in south Buckhead), and dark, suspicious lots (basically everywhere in Little Five Points and East Atlanta).
Most Community-Supported Agriculture programs take a break during winter, but a few keep going, offering greens and root vegetables such as kale, spinach, carrots, and sweet potatoes.
We thought this would be easy: Call a restaurant, ask them where they source their ingredients, and tally the miles. Turns out, tracing the farm-to-table distance of several of Atlanta’s “local” burgers isn’t so simple. See how they stack up.
Created by Georgia Tech alumnus Corbin Klett and Emory University alumnus Bethaney Herrington, Atlanta Harvest is an organization focused on increasing consumer access to local, organic produce in the metro Atlanta area. To support local agriculture and economy, they are raising money to build farms in impoverished neighborhoods inside the perimeter.
A few years ago, Field of Greens was a cute little festival where you’d take a drive out into the country, tour a pretty farm, check out a few displays and buy a few vegetables, pet some goats, and head home. No longer. These days, it is an Event. In fact, it’s the region’s premier farm-to-table celebration.
ATL Food Chatter: April 19, 2010 (To receive the Chatter and other culinary tidbits directly in your inbox, sign up for our weekly dining newsletter)Last Thursday, I had my first taste of Hugh Acheson’s cooking—at a fundraiser organized and hosted by JCT Kitchen called “Farm to Table and Back.” If this was any indication of what the Athens-based James Beard nominee will be serving at his forthcoming Atlanta spot, Empire State South, then Atlanta’s dining scene will definitely have a new star in its universe.