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May 14th, 2012
Written by Nicole Tocco on May 14, 2012in Farm to Fork, Featured, Local food, seafood - 1 Comment
Recently I met two very different Farm to Fork suppliers for Bon Appétit accounts in North Carolina — about as different as you’d expect a fish distributor and a beef rancher to be. Yet they had one key thing in common that made partnerships with our teams work.
At 7 a.m. on a Wednesday, Ryan Speckman and Lin Peterson pulled up in their pick-up truck to drop off about 50 pounds of swordfish to SAS headquarters in Cary, NC. The founders and operators of Locals Seafood, a small, Raleigh-based company, aren’t your average fishermen. In fact, they aren’t fishermen at all – they both have degrees in fisheries and wildlife science. Continue…