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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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Harvest Co-Op »

by Desiree Currie   Harvest Co-Op has a little something for everyone. With stores in Cambridge and Jamaica Plain, Harvest makes it easy for busy folks to pick up groceries, snacks, vitamins, and even beer and wine.   I recently took a stroll through the Cambridge store, where it was immediately clear that Harvest places […]
Posted by: Nicola on September 8, 2015 @ 2:36 pm
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Celebrate 20 years with The Williams Agency »

by Nusheen Orandi What does “Marketing with a Mission,” mean to you? At The Williams Agency, community comes first. With a focus on local food, culture, sustainable agriculture, and green business strategy, the Williams Agency uses its services and grassroots strategy to not only engage the community, but build something interactive and sustaining.   Nicola […]
Posted by: Nicola on @ 11:01 am
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Spicy Taza Chocolate Zucchini Bread »

By Desiree Currie With fall around the corner, I’m trying my best to savor the last few weeks of summer. Though I’ll eventually look forward to apples, squash, and warm, hearty stews, I’ll need a few summer-to-fall meals to help ease me in—meals with a sweet so long! from my favorite summer produce, and a warm, cozy […]
Posted by: Nicola on September 2, 2015 @ 12:49 pm
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Sprig Savory Jellies »

By Kara Lydon,RD  Savory is so hot right now.   After years and years of being bombarded with sweet concoctions, consumers are now looking for savory delicacies with earthy and rich flavors.   Enter Sprig. Created by Kristi Marshall, owner of Herb-In-Fusion, Sprig is a line of savory herb jellies.   Inspired by growing, nurturing […]
Posted by: Nicola on @ 9:43 am
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Boston Local Food Festival: Effie’s Homemade »

By: Emily Goodman  Ever heard of oatcakes? I hadn’t either until I learned about Effie’s Homemade!  These all-natural cracker/biscuits get their flavor from using high quality ingredients that are simply prepared. The women behind Effie’s Homemade  are Joan MacIsaac and Irene Costello. Friends for over 30 years they started out with their first company, Ruby Chard Cooking […]
Posted by: Nicola on September 1, 2015 @ 4:46 pm
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