Friends of Food Celebrates Locally Grown Items
Written by Your 5News Team
Last updated on July 30, 2013 @ 12:03AM
Created on July 29, 2013 @ 11:14PM
The state's culinary heritage and local farm products were celebrated tonight in Bridgeport...
Organizers say there are many benefits to buying local.
"What can't be beat is the freshness and that it's available locally. We have great eggs, there's great protein, folks out there raising pork and beef, lamb, great vegetables, especially this time of year. I think each year we do these type of events the collaboration gets out there and the awareness increases and that's really what the mission is all about," said Scott Duarte, Bridgeport Conference Center General Manager.
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