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Buying Local: Why It Matters »

By Jay Betts    Source Taking a bite of food — it’s such a simple act.  But as climate chaos affects food production with wild swings of drought and rain, it’s vital for everyone to be conscious of the future of the environment, even as we nibble.  Smaller scale, sustainable food production can be an […]
Posted by: Colin Barr on September 10, 2019 @ 4:03 pm
Filed under: Blog,Boston Local Food Festival,Boston Local Food Festival Kick-Off Event

The More the Merrier: The Family Fun Zone will be buzzing with activities »

By Joshua Berman Project Coordinator, SBN Bringing the whole family to the 2016 Boston Local Food Festival? The more the merrier! We have games and activities for everyone in our Family Fun Zone, located at the rings fountain across from the Aquarium T-Stop. At the Family Fun Zone, you can activate your senses! ChopChop Kids will […]
Posted by: Joshua Berman on September 2, 2016 @ 12:01 pm
Filed under: Blog,Boston Local Food Festival

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

3 ways to become involved in your local food system »

We know that local food is delicious, healthy, and supports the local economy.  So how can you, as an individual or as a community, support the local food system?  Check out these 3 ways that you can become involved! Participate in a CSACommunity supported agriculture, or CSAs, allow you to buy a share of produce […]
Posted by: Chrissy Carroll on August 15, 2014 @ 10:30 am
Filed under: Blog,Boston Local Food Festival,Farms,Snacking in Sneakers,Sustainability

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

Looking for 2014 Local Craft Brew Featured Bloggers »

Craft Beer Fan. Locavore. Brew connoisseur. Homebrewer. Any of the above describe you? If so, we’re looking for your type! Apply to become a featured blogger for the Boston Local Food Program’s Local Craft Brewfest 2014. What this entails: a Boston Local Food Festival Featured Blogger Button for your blog photo, blog link, &bio placed […]
Posted by: Nicola on August 8, 2014 @ 12:00 pm
Filed under: Blog,Boston Local Food Festival,Local Craft Brewfest

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 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 […]

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
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