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Know Your Farmer Know Your Food

=KNOW YOUR= FARMER KNOW YOUR FOOD T R O D UC TIO N Mark Estee is a community leader and nationally recognized chef who is dedicated to building a thriving restaurant culture in Reno. Extending his footprint across northern Nevada and northern California, Estee owns and operates seven restaurants where menu offerings encompass his philosophy of simple, seasonal, fresh and local. The atmospheres? Warm, lively and inviting. Just like him. He doesn't just stir up appetites, he's launching a movement dedicated to sourcing authentic ingredients from local farmers and ranchers. Since the opening of his flagship restaurant, Campo in 2011, now more than a dozen restaurants in downtown Reno are feeding the community and fueling our economy with locally produced food. Where does food come from? 200+ small ranches and farms in northern Nevada and northern California. Local Farmers plant, grow, harvest the food., Less travel time means higher quality, seasonal ingredients at a lower cost. Mark Estee and his team buy local ingredients for his restaurants and crafts menu items around what is seasonal MENU You enjoy a delicious meal. 000000000 00000000000 4 Here are a few of the local farms Mark Estee and his team buys product from: Baker Ranch Brewery Beef Sierra Valley Farms A variety of lettuce and spring mixes are their most popular produce. • They produce 25-30 steers a year. • Their feed consists of grass, alfalfa, and brewers mash. No hormomes, no steroids, and no antibiotics. The animals are not fed any • Besides lettuce, they grow organic vegetables, native plants, radishes, beets, carrots, cucumbers, squash, and beans. alcohol. • Brewers mash is a good food source and gives • They contribute produce to at least 400+ local farmers every Friday at the farmers market. the meat a robust taste. 25-30 Steers/Year Hadji Paul GirlFarm • Their Farm is 40 acres, their flock has 1,000 • A garden is specially designated for local chefs so they can pick and choose their own produce A participation program is offered for anyone interested. GirlFarm grows the produce and raises the animals; members harvest. birds. • The chickens are raised naturally with no GMO's. • During spring, chickens lay around 850 eggs, 700 in the summer and 500 in the winter. 850 Spring 700 Summer 500 Winter Great Basin Community Co-op • They sell goods from approximately 75 local ii farmers and ranchers and 30 local artisans and crafters. • Buying from a co-op supports the local economy, local community, and local farmers and ranchers. • The DROPP Program (Distributers of Regional & Organic Produce & Products) was established for chefs and food buyers to shop wholesale for fresh, local and seasonal items. All sourced directly from farms and ranches around the region. Sells products from 75 Local Farmērs & Ranchers BUYING LOCAL: The Economic Impact Over half the money from purchases at chain grocers and producers is sent out of the community, while 65 percent of every dollar spent on local agriculture is kept right here, supporting local families and businesses. Purchases at chain Purchases at local farms & ranches grocers & producers Local ChainGrocers Vs. -50% +65% is sent OUT of the community is kept INSIDE the community CAMPO real. fresh chez louie HERITAGE Mark Estee Arb agency Powered by Booe Copyright © The Abbi Agency. All Rights Reserved.

Know Your Farmer Know Your Food

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Learn about how important the local food movement is to your community from Mark Estee, Executive Chef and Owner of Campo. Where your food comes from matters.


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