Farmers Are the New Celebrities
As organic and locally grown produce has come to the forefront of public consciousness, quality farmers are becoming the new stars of the food scene. For the New York metropolitan area, one of the big farmer-stars is Amy Hepworth. Started in 1818, Hepworth farms occupies 400 acres in Milton, New York, about 90 miles north of New York City. Amy, who’s the head farmer has become famous through supplying local organizations and restaraunts with top notch produce,including Whole Foods and The Park Slope food coop.