Boston Local Food Festival

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Posts Tagged ‘local’

Jump on the Big Rock! »

  In 1999, Aaron Brochu, a former scup fisherman in New Bedford, acquired an agricultural grant to start an oyster farm in Dennis. After a visit to Cape Cod, Aaron decided he wanted to try his hand at this type of fishing. Boom. Big Rock Oyster was born… and thank goodness! Raise your hand if […]
Posted by: Meagan Spencer on August 11, 2014 @ 10:30 am
Filed under: Big Eater Small Body,Blog

You’ll Like This One: Shopping for a Cause »

Glenwood Garden is a for-profit business with a social mission — to help nonprofits gain a new source of revenue by being an online conduit for sales of goods and services. Every purchase made helps nonprofits all over the United States continue to provide vital and socially beneficial programs to their local communities.   The idea […]
Posted by: Jessica Dennis on July 7, 2014 @ 12:21 pm
Filed under: Blog,Boston Local Food Festival,Gluten-Free Boston Girl

No Hype, Just Good Beer »

Things Are Looking Up! “Things are looking up!” is an understatement for Berkshire Brewing Company, who will be celebrating 20 years this September. On February 1st 1994 Chris Lalli and Gary Bogoff broke ground and began renovation on an old cigar factory in Deerfield, MA; transforming it into what would be a, “cutting edge microbrewery.” […]
Posted by: Amber Michele on June 9, 2014 @ 3:30 pm
Filed under: Blog,Elevated Living,Hyper-Local Craft Brewfest

Volante Farms: Minutes from field to kitchen »

When I caught up with Chef Todd Heberlein at Needham’s Volante Farms recently, I arrived while he was in the midst of trying a new concoction with fresh-off-the farm ingredients. Immediately it was clear why he’s so enthusiastic about working at Volante, where he says the owners fully support his creativity in the kitchen. Chef […]
Posted by: Leslie Weston on September 19, 2013 @ 12:20 pm
Filed under: Blog

The Perfect Brew is Waiting, Just Down the Road »

Down the Road Brewery began when timing met opportunity,  mixed with 20 years homebrewing experience. This lead to the idea and concept of Donovan Bailey starting his own venture.  Donovan wanted a name that captured his vision, and encompassed an image that was “just down the road” to any localite. Their presence this weekend at […]
Posted by: Lindsey Slack on June 13, 2013 @ 8:00 pm
Filed under: Blog,Hyper-Local Craft Brewfest

Turkey Shore Distilleries: A Young Company With an Old Soul! »

  Turkey Shore Distilleries is a young company with an old soul. Co-founded in 2010 by a former history teacher, the brand has a story that is almost as important as the taste of the product itself. In Colonial and Post-Colonial New England, rum production was an important part of the new economy, with distilleries […]
Posted by: Nicola on August 6, 2012 @ 1:30 am
Filed under: Blog,Boston Local Food Festival,Corn Free July,Local Craft Brewfest

Sponsor Spotlight: Olivia’s Organics & 70 Years of Family Tradition! »

  The Boston Local Food Festival comes back to Boston for its third and biggest year yet. On October 7, 2012 on the Rose Kennedy Greenway, Boston Local Food Festival will set up shop with over a hundred vendors taking part. Attendees will get to learn about local sources of fresh food that they can […]
Posted by: Nicola on August 3, 2012 @ 1:30 am
Filed under: Blog,Boston Local Food Festival

Sponsor Spotlight: A conversation with Yelp’s Boston Marketing Director, Damien Smith »

It was in 2009 that the Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts (SBN) came together and officially identified a need for comprehensive local food initiatives in Greater Boston. SBN’s goal is to create a small, but remarkable, 10% shift in our eating habits. Currently only 5% of foods consumed in Massachusetts are local. By increasing affordability […]
Posted by: Nicola on July 31, 2012 @ 11:36 am
Filed under: Blog,Boston Local Food Festival

Sponsor Spotlight: Katsiroubas! »

In light of recent food events and festivals, The Rose Kennedy Greenway is continuing to prove itself as a huge proponent and supporter of some of Boston’s most exciting ventures in sustainability and food. From their daily food truck presence to by-weekly farmer’s markets, The Greenway is preparing for its first shot at hosting the annual Boston Local […]
Posted by: Nicola on July 30, 2012 @ 10:05 am
Filed under: Blog,Boston Local Food Festival

Hyper-Local Brewfest- a Local Lovefest Success! »

With 35 vendors and 800 Brew Fans, Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts successfully held the first Hyper-Local Craft Brewfest at the Somerville Armory on June 16, 2012. The Brew Crew tees shared the day’s mission: “Eat Local. Drink Local. Be Local.” This festival marked the first time that local breweries like Cambridge Brewing Company (CBC), […]
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