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Cocktail Recipes Get You in the Spirit for the Local Craft Spirits Festival »

 The Local Craft Spirits Festival is coming up soon! The festival is scheduled for October 15, 2016, in Cambridge, and includes three hours of unlimited tastings, live music, and local food available for purchase. Tickets are available at localcraftspirits.eventbrite.com. In honor of such a cool event, I thought I would post a few cool fall […]
Posted by: Nicola on October 4, 2016 @ 11:44 am
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In Season: Recipes for Cozy Fall Cocktails »

There’s a slight chill in the air these days, which affirms my suspicion that fall is here and there’s no turning back. It’s a beautiful season when we rely on warmth not so much from the sun, but from our sweaters, blankets, warm drinks and slow-cooked food. I’m feeling cozy just thinking about it. When the […]
Posted by: Nicola on September 30, 2016 @ 12:34 pm
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100 Miles, 8 Distilleries: A Spirited Road Trip on New England Coast »

Did you know that there are more than 60 distilleries in New England right now? Many of these distilleries will be pouring their products at the upcoming Local Craft Spirits Festival, so you can meet the distillers face-to-face, and get the scoop on their vision and how they produce their craft spirits.
Posted by: Nicola on September 29, 2016 @ 3:58 pm
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A Festival is a Celebration After All »

By Joshua Berman Project Coordinator, SBN As the Boston Local Food Festival approaches, we at the Sustainable Business Network wanted to give you a sneak preview of the big day! It’s been a great season from the fresh fiddlehead ferns to the sweet shelling peas, and now the pumpkins will soon turn ripe for picking. […]
Posted by: Joshua Berman on September 14, 2016 @ 6:06 pm
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Cheeky Monkey Coming to the Boston Local Food Festival »

by Blogger Janna Comeau of BachToTheFuture’s Best Bites Cheeky Monkey is a cute brand with an important message: we can reduce peanut allergies. Cheeky Monkey Peanut Butter Puffs were created by Tzippi Witz, and have been shown to be a good first peanut food to give to infants. Recent studies in the New England Journal of […]
Posted by: Joshua Berman on September 5, 2016 @ 11:37 am
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The More the Merrier: The Family Fun Zone will be buzzing with activities »

By Joshua Berman Project Coordinator, SBN Bringing the whole family to the 2016 Boston Local Food Festival? The more the merrier! We have games and activities for everyone in our Family Fun Zone, located at the rings fountain across from the Aquarium T-Stop. At the Family Fun Zone, you can activate your senses! ChopChop Kids will […]
Posted by: Joshua Berman on September 2, 2016 @ 12:01 pm
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Farms at the Festival! »

By Blogger Janna Comeau of BachToTheFuture’s Best Bites This year at the 2016 Boston Local Food Festival, three great local “farms” are participating as vendors. Fresh Box Farms from Millis, Green Line Growers from Brookline, and one that is not actually a farm, Freight Farms, based in Boston. Freight Farms sells the Leafy Green Machine, basically a […]
Posted by: Joshua Berman on August 31, 2016 @ 11:41 am
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In New England, Respecting our Heritage Means Respecting the Sea »

By Joshua Berman Project Coordinator, SBN The city of Boston has a very interesting history, and no, I’m not talking about the pilgrims. I’m talking about the city itself. Boston originated as a trading colony for the British, a booming seaport exporting New England’s fish, farm, and lumber products to Europe. In fact, Boston boasts […]
Posted by: Joshua Berman on August 22, 2016 @ 2:26 pm
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CommonWealth Kitchen: Food with a Mission »

By Joshua Berman Project Coordinator, SBN My earliest memories of food are ones that are shared. Sitting around a butcher-block table with my family, eating good and simple food, leaning too far back in my beat-up, red chair and falling off more often than not. Food for me has always been a shared experience and a […]
Posted by: Amy Klein on August 12, 2016 @ 10:28 am
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Got Milk? Massachusetts Does. »

By: Joshua BermanProject Coordinator, Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts How often do you think about your local dairy farmer? Well if you are like me, probably not enough. The truth is, Massachusetts dairy farmers are not only an integral part of our agricultural system, but also our local economy. The Massachusetts Dairy Promotion Board (MDPB) is […]
Posted by: Amy Klein on August 3, 2016 @ 9:31 pm
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