T​renchers Italian Farmhouse: Growing rapidly — and sustainably — thanks to strong relationships

Jan 05, 2024 774

Jenny Vascotto and her husband, Giacomo, have more than a decade of experience in Michelin-ranked, high-end kitchens. Their backgrounds have brought them all over the world — from Italy to San Francisco. When Jenny’s mother decided to retire to Vermont, she made an offer they couldn’t refuse… access to land.

The couple came to Vermont in 2019 to start their farm. A year later, they grew with value-added pasta. The Green Mountain State offered them — as Trenchers Italian Farmhouse — a new frontier in their farm-to-table journey. In the world of California cuisine, Vascotto said, there is an emphasis on the sustainability trend, but a gap between chiefs and farmers.

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SOURCE: https://vtdigger.org/

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