Is it even legal to set up a pickle business, jam shop, or restaurant here and NOT source ingredients locally? Local isn’t just a trend these days, it’s wound into our DNA. Case in point: Jesse Friedman (above, left) and Damian Fagan, the duo behind San Francisco’s Almanac Beer, who infuse their brews with fruits they’ve carefully vetted and sourced from California farms.
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