Tuesday, September 7, 2010
Lunch at The Farmer’s Daughter
This week is Going Local Week in Indiana. In honor of that (and because we love this restaurant), John and I had lunch at The Farmer’s Daughter Bakery and Cafe today, my favorite restaurant in Princeton.
The owners, Sarah and John, are friends of ours. (She’s a farmer’s daughter.) They use as much local (and organic) food as possible. They also grow quite a bit of the produce for their restaurant on their own farm.
I started lunch with some sliced peaches and golden delicious apples from Nesbitt’s Orchard in Vincennes. (The best peaches I’ve had all season!) The main attraction today was their specialty Creole meat loaf sandwich.
Oh, yum. The pork, beef, and eggs they use in their meat loaf are all locally grown. The meat is from Hasenour Farms in Huntingburg, IN. The eggs are from Bob McDaniel (a local farmer in Gibson County). All the veggies on (and in) the sandwich were from the owner’s farm, Homeward Bound Farms in Patoka, IN.
We finished with their classic crème brûlée… So decadent… They torch the top right at the table!
Tell me you don’t want some right now…
And, in case you’re really curious about where your food comes from, they keep this map with the locations of their ingredients updated on a daily basis! How neat is that?!
If you’re ever anywhere near southwest Indiana, be sure to stop by The Farmer’s Daughter for lunch!