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Columbus restaurants with locally grown food

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The Alive wrote Garden of eatin’

By G.A. Benton

April 3, 2008

Once upon a time, before gas stations and fast-food drive thrus lined our nation, before churned, arable earth gave way for microwave-meal-making factories, before consumers thought they should be allotted strawberries in January, people had to rely solely on nature for dinner.

Unsurprisingly then, the newest thing in enlightened dining is, in fact, the oldest thing: eating locally grown food. Because not only is fresher food healthier food, but it’s more intensely flavored.

Obviously you can’t get more local than growing your own. Here are a few forward-thinking establishments working hard to get us back to the garden:


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