French Meadow News

December 14, 2018

How happy are we to be included (two page spread, no less!) in the brand new guide to the world’s truly exemplary, organic, sustainable, and ethical restaurants, Truth, Love & Clean Cutlery (Abrams, 2018)?  Thrilled!  
 

The restaurants featured in the guidebooks and accompanying website were selected by a small group of the world's best food writers, including Minneapolis writer Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl;  the U.S. edition was edited by the legendary Alice Waters.   There are four editions of the book -- U.K, U.S., Australia, and World -- and French Meadow was not only celebrated both the U.S. and world editions, it is the only  Minnesota restaurtant to be featured in the world edition.  

From the guide: 
"Is there an Alice Waters of American baking? If so it might well be Minneapolis’ Lynn Gordon, who, as a health-minded macrobiotic cook in 1985, had her neighborhood cafe and yeast-free bakery certified as the country’s first organic bakery. Later, she was i...

April 22, 2018

As the world celebrates Earth Day/Week, we are reminded that at French Meadow every day is Earth Day. From our beginning three decades ago, we’ve made it our mission to engage in ethical practices that reflect our love for the earth and commitment to sustaining our planet’s resources.

A true farm-to-table establishment since before there was even a name for it, we’ve sourced our food from organic farmers we know and trust. French Meadow crafts our signature organic dishes from scratch, and from our hand-made pasta to our fresh sourdough pain levain and farm-fresh vegetables, we communicate through our food the cycle of respect for our shared home on earth.

This is why we say every day is “Earth Day” at French Meadow: With each meal we prepare with love for our customers, we celebrate the earth and our connection to it.

April 5, 2016

French Meadow Cafe is proud to work with many local farms who provide us with fresh organic produce, meats, eggs, flour and dairy products. 

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