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Opt for sustainable, healthy beans in honor of Earth Day

Opt for sustainable, healthy beans in honor of Earth Day

So much of my cooking revolves around the seasons and the fresh vegetables and fruits my team and I find at farmers' markets. We frequent so many of them, from those practically in my backyard, like the renowned Santa Monica Farmers' Market, to the stand on the northern San Diego County family farm run by three generations of the Chinos, who have become so close to me that they make me feel like I'm their adopted, Austrian-born family member. And that's not to mention all the other local growers who supply the kitchens at my many restaurants from Dallas to Chicago and beyond. So I take Earth Day, celebrated on April 22 each year since 1970, very seriously. We have only...

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