Boston Local Food Festival

Presented by Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts

What makes this Flour so special? Sticky buns for starters… »

Serving Boston residents since 2000 Flour Bakery and Cafe has some of the best pastries, bread, cakes, sandwiches, soups and salads in the city. Flour‘s first location was in Boston’s South End but the bakery has expanded to Fort Point Channel (2007), Cambridge (2010) and Back Bay (2013) due to its ever growing popularity. Pastry Chef […]
Posted by: Emily Goodman on July 25, 2014 @ 10:33 am
Filed under: Blog,Boston Local Food Festival,Simply Gourmet in Southie

Boston Local Blueberry Cream Cheese Cobbler Recipe »

It’s blueberry season! There are so many delicious blueberry recipes to make during the summer. Check out this Blueberry Cream Cheese Cobbler made by one of our very own Boston Local Food Festival leaders, Jacqueline! She visited Boston Public Market’s Greenway Farmers Market for the blueberries (grown by Frieta’s Farm in Middleborough, MA), and she […]
Posted by: ellatwagy on July 23, 2014 @ 11:00 am
Filed under: Blog,Boston Local Food Festival,Recipes

Every Product Has a Maker and Every Maker Has a Story »

   When you first walk into the shop there are tons of spices, sauces, pastas, gourmet chocolate, and more. They have everything from local jams and honey to amazing stir-fry blends and pasta sauces… even a few jars of coconut oil! To the right is a case with fresh seasonal vegetables, Bell and Evans chicken […]
Posted by: Kerrie Urban on July 21, 2014 @ 11:00 am
Filed under: Blog,Boston Local Food Festival,Specialty Food,Urban Foodie Finds

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

The Best Summer Dishes, Using Seasonal Ingredients »

 The season’s harvests are full of vibrant color and flavors to satisfy any craving. Below are a few recipes incorporating seasonal, local, ingredients for you to make on these hot summer days. Appetizer: Watermelon Gazpacho:     If you’re looking to spice up the dish, add some freshly minced Jalapeño! Look for these ingredients at your […]
Posted by: ellatwagy on July 16, 2014 @ 11:00 am
Filed under: Blog,Recipes

Boston’s Only Tuna Wonton Nachos. What More Do you Need? »

Here in Boston, seafood is kind of a big deal.  So it’s not surprising that when the Glynn Hospitality Group snatched up the space that was formerly Jose McIntyre’s on Milk Street in the Financial District, they decided to make it seasonal and seafood centric. What they created is Central Wharf Co.  With rustic wood […]
Posted by: Bethany Graber on July 14, 2014 @ 10:30 am
Filed under: Blog,Boston Local Food Festival,Chef Profile,Wine Dine Repeat

What’s Poppin’ at Michele’s Sweet Shoppe »

Did you know… The average American eats nearly 70 quarts of popcorn a year. Popcorn kernels can pop up to 3 feet in the air. The world’s largest popcorn ball was 8 feet in diameter, nearly 24.5 feet in circumference, and weighed in at a whopping 3,423 pounds. Now that’s a lot of popcorn. When […]
Posted by: Emily Lesinski on July 11, 2014 @ 10:30 am
Filed under: Blog,Boston Local Food Festival,Live Love Lemon,Specialty Food

Plenty of Fish in the Sea & BBQ Pollock Recipe »

More than 90 percent of the seafood Americans eat is imported from other parts of the world. With that alarming statistic in mind, the Gloucester Fishermens’ Wives Association established Cape Ann Fresh Catch (CAFC) in 2008 in order to encourage local consumers to appreciate the variety and quality of New England seafood.  CAFC was one […]
Posted by: Beth Falk on July 9, 2014 @ 10:30 am
Filed under: Beth Falk Writes,Blog,Boston Local Food Festival

You’ll Like This One: Shopping for a Cause »

Glenwood Garden is a for-profit business with a social mission — to help nonprofits gain a new source of revenue by being an online conduit for sales of goods and services. Every purchase made helps nonprofits all over the United States continue to provide vital and socially beneficial programs to their local communities.   The idea […]
Posted by: Jessica Dennis on July 7, 2014 @ 12:21 pm
Filed under: Blog,Boston Local Food Festival,Gluten-Free Boston Girl

Something Between a Spaceship and a Conestoga Wagon »

Those insulated boxes from Domino’s keep your food hot, but they’re certainly not the classiest way to get a pizza delivered. Based in Hampton, New Hampshire, Flatbread Company’s unique mobile oven will cater your event in style. This contraption is a real wood fired oven on wheels, always open for business, and happy to come to […]
Posted by: jane Ward on July 2, 2014 @ 1:37 pm
Filed under: Blog,Boston Local Food Festival,Corn Free July
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