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Hello, dear OA readers: We hope you are enjoying our Earth Day party! Since this IS a celebration of sustainable farmers and chefs, we asked you to tell us your favorites. And of course, we were blown away by how in touch you all are with your local heroes! We’ve dedicated this post to you and your go-to chefs and farmers, so that all our readers can explore and discover new sustainable eats close to them. Thank you so much for helping us put this together. The reader names are in bold, followed by their submission.

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FAVORITE CHEF/RESTAURANT

Caralien MillerSpeth ?Eno Terra and Elements in Princeton, New Jersey

Dee GalluccioBlue Hill Farm and Eno Terra

Elizabeth Croes: The Bee’s Knees

Leslie BurzackiQuiessence

Katie BardL’Etoile

Holly GreeneFarm House

Ronni BlumenthalDinner in Paradise

Christopher ClarkOjai Valley Inn & Spa

Remona Robertson-HickmanRestaurants in Stowe, Vermont (from farm to table, no fast food)

Debbie Lewis ParmerFarm Burger

Heather Foley HultzerVin 909 Wine Cafe

Masha HindsBlue Hill at Stone Barns

Shiva ScanlonAlice Waters’ Chez Panisse in Berkeley

Marie PozaThe Republic Cafe in Manchester New Hampshire

Ashley Lindner WagnerWise Acre Eatery in Minneapolis, MN

Angie Sowers ArnoldDiner in Brooklyn, Root Down in Denver & Black Cat in Boulder

Layla JaburTrue Food

Giulia SaviniValle Nuova and Nani Osteria

Julie McGoughThe Supper Club

Kirsten Vandervort SerranoLa Scala Italian Restaurant in Lafayette, Indiana

Carol OcoinChez Pascal in Providence, Rhode Island

Amy Billapando HargisPrasino in Chicago & La Grange, Illinois 

The Peabody OrlandoNapa

Vincenzo Pignataro: Gus Organics in NYC

Kay Sandland: Rich Mead at Sage in Eastbluff

Ava Anderson Non Toxic: Natural Personal Care Products by Heather Carroll: The Conscious Table in Colorado Springs

Beth ParksThe Cove

Amy Heath SgarlatoFoode Online

Organic Authority would like to thank all of you and all of the sustainable, organic farmers and chefs whose work is providing healthy food for us all to eat. We honor you as being conscious stewards of our planet. And, we are thrilled to have you participating in our Earth Day event!

top image: Paradise Farms