What is Terroir? | The Lexicon of Sustainability | PBS Food



Judith Redmond of California’s Full Belly Farm explains that food is more than what you eat. Food carries with it an undeniable sense of place, and the French even have a word for it: it’s called terroir.

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The notion that food has specific qualities defined by a sense of place.
– LOCAL: The New Face of Food and Farming in America, by Douglas Gayeton

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Judith Redmond
Full Belly Farms
Guinda, California
Judith Redmond, a native Californian, has farmed in northern California since 1989 as one of four owners of Full Belly Farm where a diverse assortment of fruits, nuts, vegetables, flowers, and herbs are grown. Sheep and chickens are pastured on the farm.

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