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[ fahrm-tuh-tey-buh l ]
/ ˈfɑrm təˈteɪ bəl /


noting or relating to fresh, locally sourced food sold to local consumers or restaurants: farm-to-table meats and seasonal vegetables.
noting or relating to the stages involved in the growing, processing, and consumption of food: farm-to-table policies.


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Nearby words

farm system, farm team, farm-bike, farm-gate sale, farm-sitter, farm-to-table, farm-toun, farmed, farmer, farmer cheese, farmer in the dell
Also farm-to-fork. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for farm-to-table

  • There are a lot of chichi restaurants claiming to be “farm-to-table” these days.

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  • Forget the farm-to-table trend, which, more often than not, utilizes produce from distant states.

    What's Next for Foodies|Jacquelynn D. Powers|September 10, 2010|DAILY BEAST
  • By all means keep books on your farm-to-table venture, if you undertake it.

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