During a recent meal, a dark thought visited Raphael Lunetta. “I was consuming something from far away, a place I’ve not seen, and I thought, ‘So how it is I can trust what I’m eating? How well can the (USDA) regulate what comes from another country?’” As the chef-owner of JiRaffe in Santa Monica, Calif., Lunetta is blessed to have one of the nation’s premier farmers’ markets just blocks from his restaurant. Over the years he’s gotten to know many of the growers whose foods ...

Register to view this article

It’s free but we need to know a little about you to continually improve our content.

Why Register?

Registering allows you to unlock a portion of our premium online content. You can access more in-depth stories and analysis, as well as news not found on any other website or any other media outlet. You also get free eNewsletters, blogs, real-time polls, archives and more.


Attention Print Subscribers:  While you have already been granted free access to NRN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes!

Questions about your account or how to access content? 

Contact: Desiree Torres Desiree.Torres@penton.com 

Already registered? here.