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Worth the Wait: Jack’s Abby Brewing at the Local Craft Brewfest »

The Hendler brothers brew up local twists on the classic German lager.  Jack Hendler and his brothers, Eric and Sam, are the founders of Jack’s Abby Brewing, named in honor of Jack’s wife, Abby, and also to the tradition of monastic groups in Europe who handcrafted beers in their abbeys. The Hendler brothers brew only […]
Posted by: Nicola on October 2, 2012 @ 7:18 pm
Filed under: Blog,Local Craft Brewfest

Flavors of a Foodshed »

The Chefs Collaborative inspires chefs to achieve new heights of sustainable cuisine  While ‘farm-to-table’ or ‘sustainability’ are words used a lot these days, only a fraction of the food this country is produced using sustainable methods. It’s hard for even professional chefs to get responsibly produced ingredients and apply the proper techniques for preparing them. […]
Posted by: Nicola on September 26, 2012 @ 1:40 am
Filed under: Blog,Boston Local Food Festival

The Autism Project Benefits From Energy Smoothie Booth at BLFF »

Autism is a complex developmental disability that usually appears during the first three years of a child’s life, impacting normal development of the brain in the areas of social interaction and communication skills. Children and adults with autism typically have difficulties in verbal and nonverbal communication, social interactions and leisure or play activities. Today the incident […]
Posted by: Nicola on September 24, 2012 @ 11:21 am
Filed under: Blog,Boston Local Food Festival

Grilled Cheese Nation proves food truck concept a win for Boston »

The great thing about a grilled cheese sandwich is that it’s comforting any time of year. And you know what’s really good with grilled cheese? Tomato soup. And since it’s summer, why not make that a fresh gazpacho to go with that crispy, buttery grilled cheese? The tomato soup is available every day with your […]
Posted by: Nicola on September 12, 2011 @ 11:00 am
Filed under: Blog

Red Fire Farm ensures the future of farming in western Massachusetts »

When you eat heirloom tomatoes raised on Ryan and Sarah Voiland’s RedFireFarm, based on land in Granby and Montague, you’re eating some of the same varieties, raised in the same lush fields, that have been farmed for two hundred years. What’s more, by supporting this organic farm through its many CSAs, farm stands and market booths, […]
Posted by: Nicola on September 6, 2011 @ 9:47 am
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The Heritage Grain Conservancy: Restoring Ancient Grains from Biblical Times: “Eat it to save it.” »

Eli Rogosa has a long history with rare seeds. Twenty years ago Rogosa went to the Middle East to work with farmers in the ancient lands of the “Fertile Crescent,” the birthplace of wheat. She discovered stunning heirloom varieties of grains and vegetables, unlike anything available in the United States, that grew robustly in the […]
Posted by: Nicola on August 26, 2011 @ 11:52 am
Filed under: Blog