Riverside, CA Restaurant Owner Ronaldo Fierro Sees Benefits of Sourcing Food Locally by @Seedstock

A Persimmon Salad, featuring locally-grown produce, is featured on the menu of The Salted Pig. This Riverside restaurant is owned by Ronaldo Fierro, who is sponsoring two upcoming Grow Riverside dinner events, each featuring local foods. (photo courtesy Ronaldo Fierro) Riverside restaurateur Ronaldo Fierro believes in locally-produced food—it tastes good, it’s good for the economy, and it’s important for the health and vitality of Riverside, California, and its residents. Owner of The Salted Pig , a downtown Riverside gastropub, and W. Wolfskill , a Riverside craft cocktail bar, Fierro has always strived to source ingredients as locally as possible. “Since the beginning, our goal was to use local produce,” he says. Fierro defines local as within a 30-mile radius of downtown Riverside. However, Fierro admits he was not aware of how challenging it could be to purchase local ...

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