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from farm to fork (or table)

Definition of from farm to fork or table in English:

1Used to refer to the various processes in the food chain from agricultural production to consumption: a catering industry initiative that allows certified traceability of fresh meat and eggs from farm to fork [as modifier]: each of these countries has farm-to-fork legislation
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  • Everyone in the farm-to-fork food safety system has a responsibility to reduce risk.
  • Commissioner Byrne refers to the feed hygiene package as "the missing link" in the farm-to-fork approach to food safety.
  • The North Central Initiative for Small Farm Profitability, a regional project based at NU's Center for Applied Rural Innovation, is a four-state, multi-institutional, farm-to-fork initiative.
1.1chiefly US Used to refer to locally grown or produced food: [as modifier]: in San Francisco, farm-to-fork eating is a year-round affair
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  • In the October issue of Gourmet magazine, it is recognized as one of America's best farm-to-table restaurants.
  • Here, farm-to-table cuisine is not a cliche but a high art.
  • Although promoting healthy, farm-to-table food is becoming a trend in schools, it still isn't widespread, she said.
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