THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HE WANTED TIME TO THAT THE PRESIDENT STATEMENTS. NEW AT NOON, A NULU RESTAURANT WILL CLOSE PERMANENTLY THIS WEEKEND. THE OWNERS OF HARVEST RESTAURANT ON EAST MARKET STREET ANNOUNCED THE CLOSURE ON SOCIAL MEDIA, HARVEST, A FARM TO TABLE RESTAURANT, FIRST OPENED NEARLY TEN YEARS AGO. IN THE STATEMENT ANNOUNCING THE CLOSURE, THE OWNERS SAID THE PANDEMIC HAS MADE OPERATING PROFITABLY LARGELY IMPOSSI

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Harvest, longstanding NuLu restaurant, to close permanently

An upscale farm-to-table restaurant is closing its doors for good this weekend after nearly a decade in business, Louisville Business First reports.Harvest Restaurant, located at 624 E. Market St. in Louisville’s NuLu neighborhood, announced the news in a Facebook post on Wednesday night. The restaurant, which played a part in developing the city’s locally-sourced food scene, will host its final diner service on Sunday, Sept. 13.Harvest opened April 2011, established by four partners: Jim McArthur, Ivor Chodkowski and brothers Peter Kuhl and Patrick Kuhl. The restaurant pledged to source 80% of its ingredients within a 100-mile radius of Louisville, and over the years, it purchased from 100 local suppliers.In the years since Harvest opened, farm-to-table restaurants with seasonal menus have become much more commonplace, illustrating the popularity of the concept among diners.”We’re proud to have played a role in that movement because it served to elevate farms and the farmers who run them tirelessly, and for the chefs who dedicated themselves to the work of sourcing from so many suppliers when calling one or two foodservice distributors would have been so much easier,” owners continued in the farewell post. You can read the post in full, here.Read more about the restaurant’s decision from Louisville Business First.

An upscale farm-to-table restaurant is closing its doors for good this weekend after nearly a decade in business, Louisville Business First reports.

Harvest Restaurant, located at 624 E. Market St. in Louisville’s NuLu neighborhood, announced the news in a Facebook post on Wednesday night. The restaurant, which played a part in developing the city’s locally-sourced food scene, will host its final diner service on Sunday, Sept. 13.

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Harvest opened April 2011, established by four partners: Jim McArthur, Ivor Chodkowski and brothers Peter Kuhl and Patrick Kuhl. The restaurant pledged to source 80% of its ingredients within a 100-mile radius of Louisville, and over the years, it purchased from 100 local suppliers.

In the years since Harvest opened, farm-to-table restaurants with seasonal menus have become much more commonplace, illustrating the popularity of the concept among diners.

“We’re proud to have played a role in that movement because it served to elevate farms and the farmers who run them tirelessly, and for the chefs who dedicated themselves to the work of sourcing from so many suppliers when calling one or two foodservice distributors would have been so much easier,” owners continued in the farewell post. You can read the post in full, here.

Read more about the restaurant’s decision from Louisville Business First.

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