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Breakwind Farm: the Baked Bean Farm With a Sense of Humor »

Breakwind Farm, a New Hampshire family business, started out selling organic vegetables and other assorted products such as herbs, wreaths and flowers at a roadside stand. Recently they’ve branched out to regional Farmers Markets and in 2011 developed, packaged and started selling four different varieties of baked beans. They quickly became a hit and they […]
Posted by: Nicola on August 9, 2013 @ 1:43 pm
Filed under: Blog,Boston Local Food Festival

Welcome Back Narragansett- A Light Beer With a Big History »

“Hi, Neighbor, have a ‘Gansett!,” was a slogan your Granddad heard during Boston Red Sox games for decades. Founded in 1890 in Rhode Island, Narragansett Beer grew over the years to be the most popular beer in New England and boasted of owning the largest, state-of-the-art brewery and bottling plant in the region. In 1965 […]
Posted by: Nicola on June 14, 2013 @ 8:02 pm
Filed under: Blog,Hyper-Local Craft Brewfest

Idle Hands Craft Ales– Boston’s First (and Finest) “Nanobrewery” »

Do you know the difference between a “nanobrewery” and a “microbrewery’? Well, it has everything to do with size. The smallest commercial brewery in the Commonwealth is Idle Hands Craft Ales. It was founded and is run by husband and wife Christopher and Grace Tkach and also has the distinction of being Boston’s first “nanobrewery” […]
Posted by: Nicola on June 11, 2013 @ 11:29 am
Filed under: Blog,Hyper-Local Craft Brewfest

Mayflower Brewing Company: a local tradition »

Modern beer drinkers are often surprised to learn that it was once common for everyone, even children, to drink beer every day. This was especially true on long voyages, such as that of the Mayflower.  Beer is actually somewhat nutritious, and was safer than water in an age of water-borne disease. Unlike modern brews, it […]
Posted by: Nicola on October 4, 2012 @ 2:02 pm
Filed under: Blog,Local Craft Brewfest

Sponsor Highlight: Katsiroubas Bros. at Boston Local Food Festival 2012 »

Peddling bananas may not seem all that exciting, but Katsiroubas Bros, a sponsor of the Boston Local Food Festival 2012, built their small business into an exciting, thriving and growing concern from such modest beginnings. When the brothers, James and Photis Katsiroubas, two recent Greek immigrants, opened their first business in Boston 98 years ago they had big dreams. […]
Posted by: Nicola on October 2, 2012 @ 6:11 pm
Filed under: Blog,Boston Local Food Festival

Moonlight Meadery: Romance by the glass »

 Londonderry is a charming town in southern New Hampshire about 45 minutes north of Boston. Londonderry is known for it’s apple orchards and increasingly, it’s gaining a new measure of fame as the home of Moonlight Meadery. Moonlight Meadery began in 1995 when Michael Fairbrother tasted his first glass of mead, a cyser made with […]
Posted by: Nicola on September 25, 2012 @ 4:21 pm
Filed under: Blog,Local Craft Brewfest

606 Congress Restaurant at the Boston Local Food Festival »

The Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel features spectacular views of Boston’s historic harbor. It’s also the site of a food renaissance of sorts where they are buying locally grown produce, meat, seafood and dairy and incorporating them into the amazing dishes and menus at all their food service venues and functions. Richard Garcia, the award winning […]
Posted by: Nicola on September 5, 2012 @ 12:33 pm
Filed under: Blog,Boston Local Food Festival,Chef Profile

Pizzeria Posto! »

Warm summer nights in Davis Square are filled with the sounds of laughter and conversation and the tantalizing smells of busy, bustling cafe and restaurant kitchens. And for over two years, Pizzeria Posto has been largely responsible for this. Posto, a vendor of the Boston Local Food Festival 2012, walks the fine line of presenting […]
Posted by: Nicola on August 17, 2012 @ 12:49 pm
Filed under: Blog,Boston Local Food Festival