Boston Local Food Festival

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What the Soil Types in Boston Mean for Local Produce »

By Natalie Greenberg Source Dirt is the stuff you wipe off your feet when you come into the house. But soil? It’s magic. It makes the world grow into vibrant greens, reds, yellows, pinks, purples, and whites. Locally grown foods in Boston depend on rich, productive soil. Bringing locally grown fruits and vegetables to your […]
Posted by: Colin Barr on July 17, 2020 @ 1:20 pm
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A Taste of New England — The 10th Annual Boston Local Food Festival »

By Guest Blogger New England foodies rejoice—the Boston Local Food Festival is back for its 10th year! On Sunday September 15th at 11am, The Rose Kennedy Greenway in the heart of Boston will welcome local farms, food trucks, restaurants, and specialty food vendors who put pride and passion into everything they do. A food festival […]
Posted by: Colin Barr on September 14, 2019 @ 12:29 pm
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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
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Eating Local, Seasonal Produce with Off The Beaten Path Food Tours! »

Off The Beaten Path Food Tours is a local company based in Somerville, MA that was created by a local couple who is passionate about food and the local economy. They offer Food Tours and Chocolate Tours in vibrant neighborhoods such as Somerville, Cambridge, and Jamaica Plain in which they highlight local history and independent small […]
Posted by: Nicola on August 1, 2018 @ 9:23 am
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Supporting a Regional Food System: An Interview with Myers Produce »

By Tamara McKerchie, Real Pickles As you may know, here at Real Pickles we are deeply committed to buying our vegetables only from Northeast family farms and selling our products only within the Northeast. One way in which we are able to achieve this, and in turn help to build a strong, organic and regional food […]
Posted by: Nicola on July 30, 2018 @ 11:56 am
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Heritage Ciders from Tannic Apples: New England’s OG Wine »

Eleanor LĂ©ger, Founder Eden Specialty Ciders and Eden Orchards, Vermont Your favorite apples from the grocery store don’t have much in the way of tannin, and they make an alcoholic cider that OG New Englanders would have scorned.  Tannins are the polyphenol compounds in some plants that provide astringency and bitter taste – think tea, […]
Posted by: Nicola on July 23, 2018 @ 1:53 pm
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Boston’s Vibrant Local Brewery and Food Scene: A History and Top Picks »

Written by Lizzie and Sam of Off The Beaten Path Food Tours, members of the Be Local Blogger Network.   It can seem strange that Boston, a city with such puritanical roots and strict happy hour laws, would have such a booming hyper local craft beverage industry but it’s true! Perhaps it’s the focus on experimentation […]
Posted by: Nicola on May 2, 2018 @ 11:30 am
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New England Fishmongers »

By Blogger Emily Goodman of Did you know that fish have seasons just like fruits and veggies? This is because different fish migrate in and out of the area throughout the year so knowing what fish is currently available is going to give you a fresher, and more cost-effective product! Check out this full fish […]
Posted by: Nicola on September 14, 2017 @ 3:57 pm
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Take A Food Tour: A Fun Way To Support Local Food Vendors Year-Round »

Ever wonder how you can continue to support local food vendors year-round? Well, have you heard about Boston’s newest and most unique food tour? They are brought to you by Off The Beaten Path Food Tours & Experiences. Based in Somerville, Off The Beaten Path’s first food tour is of Davis Square and includes the most […]
Posted by: Nicola on September 12, 2017 @ 4:34 pm
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Calculating Food Miles at Real Pickles »

By Dan from Real Pickles Since Real Pickles’ beginnings in 2001, one of our key social commitments has been to source our vegetables only from Northeast farms and to sell our products only within the Northeast.  We do this because we want to promote the development of strong local and regional food systems.  There are […]
Posted by: Nicola on @ 4:21 pm
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