California's Top Chefs Join Together to Fight Fracking
Huffington Post - over 3 years
Chez Pannise chefs Alice Waters and Jerome Waag today launched a chefs' petition urging their colleagues to take a stand against fracking in California. Working in collaboration with Food & Water Watch, founding member of Californians Against Fracking, the chefs are concerned about the threat fracking poses to the world-renown food and wine grown, served and sold in California. The petition includes a letter calling on Governor Brown to place a moratorium on fracking now.
In New York, the highly successful Chefs for the Marcellus have been instrumental in keeping fracking from putting that state's agricultural bounty in jeopardy. Top chefs there, including Mario Batali and Bill Telepan, have been active and vocal on the matter.
Modeling itself after that group, dozens of top California chefs are now joining together and have already signaled their support, including legendary chef/author Joyce Goldstein; Chris Cosentino, Incanto, Boccalone; Joshua Drew, FarmshopLA; Ann Gentry, R
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