What Is Artisanal?

Three kinds of farms show what it takes to make it as small, selective, quality-focused operations that are environmentally—and economically—sustainable.

New Jersey also is home to a growing number of artisanal farms. We visited three and discovered that artisanal means—among other things— never having to say, “I think I’ll knock off early.” We found a commitment to quality, sustainability, craftmanship and an eye toward filling a unique market niche.

Click on the links below to read articles from our artisanal foods package:

Cheese: The Art of Precision
The little things make all the difference.

Produce: Patience Pays
Learning you can’t rush Mother Nature.

Protein: Big and Quirky
Ostriches don’t stick heads in sand. They do run real fast.

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