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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

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

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

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

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

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

Serving up Hot Meals and Hope in the Boston Area »

Many vendors at the Boston Local Food Festival support their local food system by selling their handmade goods or fresh produce… But community services that connect people to the wealth of locally grown and produced foods? Those are also an immeasurably important part of the local food network. Community Servings, a not-for-profit food and nutrition program, […]
Posted by: Randle Dube on June 25, 2014 @ 11:00 am
Filed under: Blog,Boston Local Food Festival,CrandleCakes

Home of Wicked Good Food »

Hank and Heather Letarte of White Gates Farm were interested in organic, green, and local 30 years ago. They grew vegetables organically before it was popular, wary of the chemicals in pesticides and fertilizers, because of Hank’s background in agronomy, and his years as a golf course superintendent. Hank knew what chemicals did to and […]
Posted by: Valerie Spain on June 23, 2014 @ 11:42 am
Filed under: ALLocal Dinner,Blog,Boston Local Food Festival,Farms

How to Eat Your Vegetables (And Like It) »

  I am not a vegetarian. I have no food allergies, and I will eat almost anything.  But at Red Lentil, whether you have dietary restrictions or not, there is something delicious for you to try. This attitude of accommodating the specifications of each individual diner comes directly from the owner, Pankaj Pradhan.  Growing up […]
Posted by: Bethany Graber on June 17, 2014 @ 12:32 pm
Filed under: Blog,Boston Local Food Festival,Wine Dine Repeat

Locally Taza »

Even though Somerville’s Taza Chocolate can’t source their cacao beans locally (the beans won’t grow in this latitude), the company epitomizes what it means to be a local business. Once the dried cacao beans arrive at their factory tucked away off of Cambridge St., every step from the bean roasting to grinding to molding to […]
Posted by: Nicola on September 11, 2013 @ 2:04 pm
Filed under: Blog,Boston Local Food Festival,Local Craft Brewfest
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