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A Festival is a Celebration After All »

By Joshua Berman Project Coordinator, SBN As the Boston Local Food Festival approaches, we at the Sustainable Business Network wanted to give you a sneak preview of the big day! It’s been a great season from the fresh fiddlehead ferns to the sweet shelling peas, and now the pumpkins will soon turn ripe for picking. […]
Posted by: Joshua Berman on September 14, 2016 @ 6:06 pm
Filed under: Blog

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

In New England, Respecting our Heritage Means Respecting the Sea »

By Joshua Berman Project Coordinator, SBN The city of Boston has a very interesting history, and no, I’m not talking about the pilgrims. I’m talking about the city itself. Boston originated as a trading colony for the British, a booming seaport exporting New England’s fish, farm, and lumber products to Europe. In fact, Boston boasts […]
Posted by: Joshua Berman on August 22, 2016 @ 2:26 pm
Filed under: Blog

A Taste of the World in New England »

While national agricultural news can often seem bleak, and consumers may have the sense that large industrial farms dominate the market, the outlook is a bit brighter here in New England.  The most recent USDA agricultural census showed that small-scale farms, many of them managed by immigrant and minority farmers, are expanding at a steady […]
Posted by: Beth Falk on August 13, 2014 @ 10:30 am
Filed under: Beth Falk Writes,Blog,Boston Local Food Festival

Jump on the Big Rock! »

  In 1999, Aaron Brochu, a former scup fisherman in New Bedford, acquired an agricultural grant to start an oyster farm in Dennis. After a visit to Cape Cod, Aaron decided he wanted to try his hand at this type of fishing. Boom. Big Rock Oyster was born… and thank goodness! Raise your hand if […]
Posted by: Meagan Spencer on August 11, 2014 @ 10:30 am
Filed under: Big Eater Small Body,Blog

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

Save That Stuff: A Sustainable Waste Management Option »

The Boston Local Food Festival is going to have ZERO WASTE. That means that all food scraps will be composted, and all plates, bottles, and flatware will be recycled thanks to Save That Stuff. In addition to providing a low-impact, low-guilt experience at the Festival, what can Save That Stuff do for you? Save That […]
Posted by: Nicola on August 6, 2014 @ 9:00 am
Filed under: Blog,Boston Local Food Festival,Corn Free July,Sponsor Announcements,Sustainability

Local Gluten Free & Vegan Granola »

Vivian Cubilla-Lindblom is the proud new owner of Maple Nut Kitchen granola company, formerly Courser Farm Kitchen. Vivian has always wanted to do something with specialty foods and four months ago an opportunity presented itself to her and she was nothing but excited! All of the flavors of Maple Nut Kitchen granola are made with […]
Posted by: Jessica Dennis on August 4, 2014 @ 11:00 am
Filed under: Blog,Boston Local Food Festival,Boston Local Food Festival Kick-Off Event,Gluten-Free Boston Girl,Specialty Food

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

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
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