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Presented by Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts

Honeycomb Creamery »

by Grace Brinton   I’ve seen and tasted my share of great locally made ice cream flavors. I used to work at Formaggio    Kitchen South End and boy did we get lots of delicious ice cream- even just the samples that would come in were always unique and fun. When I heard about Honeycomb […]
Posted by: Mi Li on August 28, 2015 @ 3:43 pm
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Must Be The Milk-Northeast Dairy »

Local Dairy Massachusetts is home to 149 dairy farms. Our dairy farmers run small, often multi-generation, family –farms.  They produce a wide range of dairy products from milk to yogurt and ice cream to cheese, and they supply fluid milk to regional processing plants that bottle milk and cream and make ice cream, butter, and […]
Posted by: Mi Li on August 26, 2015 @ 3:01 pm
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The Trustees of Reservations- Appleton Farms »

By Heather Atwood “Until the cows come home,” means every afternoon around 2:30 at Appleton Farms, a Trustees of Reservations property in Ipswich.  A herd of thirty eight registered Jerseys come home to the dairy barn at Appleton Farms.  The oldest continuously operating farm in America, Appleton Farms is definitively a “special place.”  The Trustees […]
Posted by: Mi Li on August 25, 2015 @ 11:34 am
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Nashoba Brook Bakery: Anything worth having is worth waiting for »

By Melissa Wallace Cutest café ever!  Nashoba Brook Bakery, located in West Concord, is a delicious bakery and café with the most relaxing, cozy atmosphere.  As soon as you think you’ve seen it all, something special comes along. It was great to be welcomed to the café with a viewing area of the staff making […]
Posted by: Mi Li on @ 10:12 am
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Boston Local Food Festival: Makomas »

By Emily Goodman Today I am featuring another awesome vendor who will be at the 2015 Boston Local Food Festival on Sunday, September 20th!   Makomas are 100% natural teas that are inspired by creator Magbè Savané West African family traditions. Magbè used to sell these teas to the people of her home country of Côte d’Ivoire with her mother […]
Posted by: Mi Li on August 24, 2015 @ 12:18 pm
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Boston Organics + A Tempeh Taco Tuesday Recipe »

By Desiree Currie My first summer in Boston was a really exciting time for my kitchen. Having visited only 3 or 4 times before deciding to live here, it never entered my mind that I would be moving to a city with so much produce, bread, meats, cheeses and locally crafted everything. With so many farmers and growers in […]
Posted by: Mi Li on @ 11:01 am
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Fresh Food Generation: Activating Neighborhoods »

by Karyn Novakowski Over the past few years, food truck numbers in the Boston area have steadily risen from approximately 14 in 2011, their inaugural season, to 56 in 2013 to more than 80 this year! The City of Boston has this to say about its food trucks, “Since the first trucks hit the streets in […]
Posted by: Mi Li on August 19, 2015 @ 1:27 pm
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Checking out Central Wharf »

by Janna Comeau Last night a friend and I checked out Central Wharf, one of the restaurants that will be part of the Boston Local Food Festival this year. Our first stop was the bar, which was full of people. The music was exuberant and the conversation was boisterous. One of the first items on […]
Posted by: Mi Li on August 18, 2015 @ 10:25 am
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From Flower to Package to Your Home »

by Karyn Novakowski As a foodie I pride myself on knowing a lot about where and how food is produced. But even I have to admit to not knowing much about growing, harvesting and marketing cranberries. Yes, I know they grow in a bog. Yes, I know that New England and particularly Southeastern Massachusetts has […]
Posted by: Mi Li on August 10, 2015 @ 3:10 pm
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Recreo Coffee & Roasterie »

by Desiree Currie Recreo Coffee & Roasterie in West Roxbury is the neighborhood coffee shop a lot of us dream about: it’s bright and cozy, with a deep personal touch of a family who’s been growing coffee for 50 years. Within the walls of Recreo Coffee, you are going to find delicious coffee brewed with precision, love and care. […]
Posted by: Mi Li on August 4, 2015 @ 3:11 pm
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