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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

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

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

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: Nicola 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
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