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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
Filed under: Blog,Boston Local Food Festival,Farms

3 ways to become involved in your local food system »

We know that local food is delicious, healthy, and supports the local economy.  So how can you, as an individual or as a community, support the local food system?  Check out these 3 ways that you can become involved! Participate in a CSACommunity supported agriculture, or CSAs, allow you to buy a share of produce […]
Posted by: Chrissy Carroll on August 15, 2014 @ 10:30 am
Filed under: Blog,Boston Local Food Festival,Farms,Snacking in Sneakers,Sustainability

The Gateway to MassGrown »

Are you looking for a farmers market near you? Information on pesticides; a recipe? Maybe a Blueberry Dessert Festival? Well go no further, just visit mass.gov/eea/agencies/agr/ and you’ll find it. If it has to do with agriculture locally, you’ll find what you’re looking for. At the Massachusetts Department of Agriculture (MDAR) they are helping to […]
Posted by: Nicola on August 8, 2014 @ 10:30 am
Filed under: Big Eater Small Body,Blog,Boston Local Food Festival,Farms,Sponsor Announcements,Sustainability

7 Recipe Ideas Using Masachusetts-Grown Produce »

If you’re anything like me, at one point or another, you might get into a routine where you tend to buy the same produce, over and over again. It’s easy to become creatures of habit, but when we do, we miss out on the tastes (and nutrients) of all the other delicious produce out there. […]
Posted by: Chrissy Carroll on July 30, 2014 @ 10:41 am
Filed under: Blog,Boston Local Food Festival,Farms,Recipes,Snacking in Sneakers,Sponsor Announcements

Growing Food With Love »

It’s a small operation with a big heart. On a hillside in Northfield, VT, owners Mari Omland and Laura Olsen of Green Mountain Girls use sustainable and organic practices to produce a range of foods, while also welcoming visitors with open arms. The two work hard to “give people the opportunity to be deeply involved” in […]
Posted by: Briana Palma on July 18, 2014 @ 11:00 am
Filed under: Blog,Boston Local Food Festival,Farms

Home of Wicked Good Food »

Hank and Heather Letarte of White Gates Farm were interested in organic, green, and local 30 years ago. They grew vegetables organically before it was popular, wary of the chemicals in pesticides and fertilizers, because of Hank’s background in agronomy, and his years as a golf course superintendent. Hank knew what chemicals did to and […]
Posted by: Valerie Spain on June 23, 2014 @ 11:42 am
Filed under: ALLocal Dinner,Blog,Boston Local Food Festival,Farms

Pretty Sweet Stuff: Tonewood Maple Syrup »

        With so many sweeteners lining supermarket shelves, it can be hard to choose what to stir into your tea or pour over your granola. So why not choose local? For maple syrup producer Tonewood, that means replacing food that is shipped in from distant places with good quality options from local sources, […]
Posted by: Randle Dube on June 6, 2014 @ 11:58 am
Filed under: Blog,Boston Local Food Festival,CrandleCakes,Farms

Four Star Farms Shines in Local Craft Brews »

The next time you taste a Massachusetts craft beer, consider the fact that an ancient glacial lake may be part of the history of your beverage. Tens of thousands of years ago, Lake Hitchcock, with its clay bottom and fertile sediment, covered much of the land along what is now the Connecticut River in central […]
Posted by: Beth Falk on June 4, 2014 @ 12:14 pm
Filed under: Beth Falk Writes,Blog,Farms,Hyper-Local Craft Brewfest

Farmers Are Cool »

 …but we’re betting you knew that. For the first time this year, the Boston Local Food Festival welcomes ‘Farmers Are Cool’. A company whose main mission is to help spread and promote awareness of small family farms. The founder, Danica Medeiros, grew up on a family farm in New Hampshire. While working day jobs, Danica […]
Posted by: Dvora Gautieri on May 22, 2014 @ 12:10 pm
Filed under: Blog,Boston Local Food Festival,Boston Local Food Festival Kick-Off Event,Farms,Live Madly On