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Presented by Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts

10th District Brewing Company »

Last night I went by my old neighborhood in Abington and checked out a relatively new brewery, 10th District Brewing Company. Located at 491 Washington Street in Abington, 10th District Brewing Company has been in business since approximately August 2015. They are currently open two days a week, Wednesdays from 4-8pm and Saturdays from 11am-4pm. I went down […]
Posted by: Nicola on April 25, 2016 @ 9:58 am
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Cambridge Brewing Company: Boston’s First Brewpub »

Boston has a long history of craft brewing, of course, but did you know that Cambridge Brewing Company was the first commercial brewery in America to produce a Belgian beer? Opened in 1989, Cambridge Brewing Company in Kendall Square was also the first brewery-restaurant in the Boston area – basically, it’s Boston’s first brewpub! Cambridge […]
Posted by: Fiona Chandra on April 21, 2016 @ 3:36 pm
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Modern Homebrew Emporium »

The third most popular drink in the world, after water and tea, is beer. I’ve always wondered about home brewing, so when I was selected to blog about the business of home brewing for the Boston Local Food Festival in anticipation of the upcoming Hyper-Local Craft Brewfest, I was really excited. What a great opportunity […]
Posted by: Nicola on March 31, 2016 @ 4:17 pm
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Brazo Fuerte – Beer Innovation »

Everyone has experienced that moment talking to someone about an idea they executed and thought, “Why didn’t I think of that?” That moment came to me talking to Bev Armstrong, founder and brewer of Brazo Fuerte Artisanal Beer. What is this genius idea? It’s her beer! Well, it’s more than that. It’s the idea behind […]
Posted by: Nicola on @ 3:12 pm
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A Boston to New Hampshire Brewery Tour »

New England has over 100 craft breweries, including over 2 dozen in New Hampshire alone. Allo Gilinsky, the owner of Pints of Portsmouth, hailed from Northern California, and he was surprised at how many craft breweries he found so close to his new home in Boston. He found so many great craft breweries in the area, […]
Posted by: Fiona Chandra on @ 2:51 pm
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Oxfam America 2015 | Boston Local Food Festival »

by Alexandria McMahon a student from Northeastern University and fellow at Oxfam America We all have a vested interest in knowing where our food comes from and how our consumer choices impact the food system in Boston but also globally. This year marks Oxfam America’s fourth year at the Boston Local Food Festival. Oxfam is […]
Posted by: Nicola on September 16, 2015 @ 11:57 am
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Connecting people to the land »

by Karyn Novakowski In the Farm to School world, the word connect is used extensively when discussing people, food and land. The National Farm to School Network says that Farm to school enriches the connection communities have with fresh, healthy food and local food producers by changing food purchasing and education practices at schools and preschools. […]
Posted by: Nicola on September 11, 2015 @ 10:53 am
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Boston Local Food Festival: Community Servings »

by Emily Goodman Today I want to tell you about Community Servings. Based out of Jamaica Plain, Community Servings is a meal delivery service for those who are home bound due to life threatening illness such as cancer, HIV/AIDS, multiple sclerosis and lupus. Preparing and delivering 9,600 lunches and dinners each week to over 920 different […]
Posted by: Nicola on September 10, 2015 @ 3:37 pm
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High Lawn Farm »

by Kara Lydon, RD, LDN, RYT When a company cares about its product, it shows. It shows in the way they take care of the animals that create their product. It shows in the way they support their local community. It shows in the way they care about their land. It shows in the taste and […]
Posted by: Nicola on September 9, 2015 @ 1:40 pm
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Granary Tavern »

by Janna Comeau Last night I had an excellent dinner at Granary Tavern. I decided to visit because Granary Tavern is one of the restaurant vendors for the Boston Local Food Festival this year. It’s hard for me to resist deviled eggs when I see them on a menu, and these came out a glorious shade […]
Posted by: Nicola on @ 12:40 pm
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