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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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  • According to the company, it controls the temperature of food products "from farm to fork".
  • It helps to ensure that food is safe, from farm to fork.
  • Unless far-reaching measures are taken to address consumer concerns 'from farm to fork', the crisis will only deepen.
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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  • Organic food is grown without the use of artificial herbicides or pesticides while "farm-to-fork" food is grown locally.
  • Working toward the farm-to-fork ideal of its famous Westchester neighbor, the kitchen uses seasonal local products in many of its dishes.
  • "We're still working on procuring more organic and farm-to-fork food."
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