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Jul 22, 2013

Dominique's Sustainable Chef and Restaurant in New Orleans

22 July 2013, Capital Press via AP, New Orleans -- "Dominique Macquet, like many chefs, is a wholehearted believer in the local food movement. The distance his fresh herbs travel from farm to table can be measured precisely -- in inches, rather than miles.

Many chefs have kitchen gardens. It's a badge of authenticity in this locavore age. Still, Macquet's garden takes the potager to new heights.

A small, vertical, aeroponic farm is proudly on display in the courtyard of Dominique's on Magazine, the restaurant he opened this spring in a renovated Uptown firehouse. ..."

Photo: chef Dominique Macquet cooks herbs grown in the gardens at Dominique's on Magazine. Credit: Cheryl Gerber, Best of New Orleans

Photo and article curated by Dr. Margaret Carroll Boardman.  Article - "Bushels of herbs grown at in restaurant courtyardwww.capitalpress.com

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