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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

The Epitome of Fresh: Mozzarella House Cheeses »

As kids, we dream that the moon is made of cheese–cheddar, swiss, American. But there’s a whole other world of cheese besides the moon, the world of soft fresh cheese like that made by Mozzarella House. Specializing in cheeses such as mozzarella, burrata and ricotta, owner Giuseppe Argentieri has grown production since taking over the […]
Posted by: Emily Lesinski on June 21, 2014 @ 11:00 am
Filed under: Blog,Boston Local Food Festival,Live Love Lemon,Specialty Food

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

Pretty Sweet Stuff: Tonewood Maple Syrup »

        With so many sweeteners lining supermarket shelves, it can be hard to choose what to stir into your tea or pour over your granola. So why not choose local? For maple syrup producer Tonewood, that means replacing food that is shipped in from distant places with good quality options from local sources, […]
Posted by: Randle Dube on June 6, 2014 @ 11:58 am
Filed under: Blog,Boston Local Food Festival,CrandleCakes,Farms

Herbs-in-Fusion: Jelly Maker Cooks up Unusual Combinations »

Kristi defines herbs as “plants with a purpose.” Their beauty, aroma, and flavor diversity lend to creative uses in cooking and crafting alike. Most herbs lose their freshness quickly after clipping or exposu re to temperature changes, so finding reliable ways to preserve them has long been an objective of herb enthusiasts. Kristi began with […]
Posted by: Jessica Dennis on June 2, 2014 @ 2:54 pm
Filed under: Blog,Boston Local Food Festival

Check out Oxfam and Support Social Justice and Ending Poverty »

Did you know there’s a global organization dedicated to right the wrongs of poverty, hunger, and injustice right here in Boston?  Founded in Oxford, England in 1940, Oxfam is an organization with an ambitious mission, to create lasting solutions to poverty, hunger and social injustice. Since 1970 when a group of volunteers drove the expansion […]
Posted by: Kerrie Urban on May 27, 2014 @ 1:44 pm
Filed under: Blog,Boston Local Food Festival,Boston Local Food Festival Kick-Off Event,Urban Foodie Finds

Farmers Are Cool »

 …but we’re betting you knew that. For the first time this year, the Boston Local Food Festival welcomes ‘Farmers Are Cool’. A company whose main mission is to help spread and promote awareness of small family farms. The founder, Danica Medeiros, grew up on a family farm in New Hampshire. While working day jobs, Danica […]
Posted by: Dvora Gautieri on May 22, 2014 @ 12:10 pm
Filed under: Blog,Boston Local Food Festival,Boston Local Food Festival Kick-Off Event,Farms,Live Madly On

Nuts for Q’s Nuts »

I popped one in my mouth. It’s outer chocolate layer melted into sweetness and left a salty tang on my lips. I swallowed, breathed in, and felt a touch of coconut on my tongue. All thanks goes to the little coconut, chocolate covered almond for the delicious and exotic experience. And to Beth and Brian […]
Posted by: Nicola on November 20, 2013 @ 8:36 am
Filed under: Blog,Boston Local Food Festival,Local Craft Brewfest

Cheers to Berkshire Mountain Distillers! »

It’s almost time for the Fourth Annual Local Craft Brewfest! This year’s event will take place Friday, November 22nd at the Moakley Courthouse in Boston’s Fort Point. The fest will feature a number of craft brewers and distillers including the award winning Berkshire Mountain Distillers (BMD). Chris Weld, who grew up in Westchester County, NY, […]
Posted by: Nicola on October 31, 2013 @ 1:45 pm
Filed under: Blog,Boston Local Food Festival,Local Craft Brewfest
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