Boston Local Food Festival

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Posts Tagged ‘chocolate’

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

Preview of This Year’s Boston Local Food Festival »

Check out our new video featuring a preview of what to expect at this year’s festival, compliments of how2heros!  
Posted by: Nicola on September 28, 2011 @ 4:20 am
Filed under: Blog,News

Vianne Chocolat »

I love chocolate of all sorts. I will eat chocolate anytime, its familiar and comforting in a nostalgic way.  I love that first bite into a handmade chocolate that makes my mouth want to do a jig, or the soothing way chocolate melts at body temperature.  I am convinced that chocolate would solve most problems […]
Posted by: Nicola on September 10, 2011 @ 11:00 am
Filed under: Blog

A Thought for Food: Batch Ice Cream »

  After five minutes of talking to the folks at Batch Ice Cream, I knew this was a company that deserved, without a shadow of a doubt, to be a vendor at the Boston Local Food Festival.  They attended last year, but I wasn’t familiar with them back then.  Since that time, however, American Provisions opened here in […]
Posted by: Nicola on August 18, 2011 @ 8:16 am
Filed under: Blog

Alex Whitmore and the Taza Chocolate Factory »

There’s an element of fantasy to the Taza Chocolate factory in Somerville. Not so much in a Willy Wonka sort of way. It’s more of a Gen-X entrepreneurial fantasy of starting something expressive, values-driven, counter-cultural, and intimate. If you look at the vintage-style packaging of Taza chocolate, you can actually get a sense of what […]
Posted by: Nicola on September 20, 2010 @ 3:56 pm
Filed under: Blog