Dining

Dining

Perfecting Produce

WITH LOCATIONS IN BOTH HOYTSVILLE AND OAKLEY, RANUI GARDENS HAS BEEN GROWING HIGH-ALTITUDE CROPS FOR 35 YEARS. THE FARM WAS FOUNDED IN 1984 BY STEVE AND JENNY ERIKSON AND RETAINS THE ORIGINAL NAME, RANUI, WHICH MEANS “ABUNDANT SUNSHINE” IN MAORI. SUE POST AND JOHN GAROFALO PURCHASED THE FARM IN 2004 AND HAVE BEEN REFINING THE ART OF HIGH-ALTITUDE PRODUCE FOR THE PAST 15 YEARS. Andrea Morgan
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Dining

Edible Art

YOU’VE PROBABLY HEARD THE WELL-KNOWN ADAGE THAT “YOU EAT WITH YOUR EYES FIRST.” FOR ME, THAT SAYING GOES HAND-IN-HAND WITH THIS ONE: “YOU ONLY GET ONE CHANCE TO MAKE A FIRST IMPRESSION.” AS A RESTAURANT CRITIC AND FOOD WRITER, THE FIRST IMPRESSION OF A CHEF’S FOOD IS WHAT I SEE ON THE PLATE OR IN THE
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