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The Gateway to MassGrown »

Are you looking for a farmers market near you? Information on pesticides; a recipe? Maybe a Blueberry Dessert Festival? Well go no further, just visit and you’ll find it. If it has to do with agriculture locally, you’ll find what you’re looking for. At the Massachusetts Department of Agriculture (MDAR) they are helping to […]
Posted by: Nicola on August 8, 2014 @ 10:30 am
Filed under: Big Eater Small Body,Blog,Boston Local Food Festival,Farms,Sponsor Announcements,Sustainability

Five Days until Food Day! »

Food brings you and those in your life together to “break bread”, to nourish your bodies and to share.  This year, on October 24, 2012, the second annual “Food Day” will bring together members of a multitude of communities across the country to do the same, with inspired action to  celebrate healthy, affordable and sustainably produced […]
Posted by: Nicola on October 19, 2012 @ 12:49 pm
Filed under: Blog,Boston Local Food Festival

MDAR and the Boston Local Food Festival »

The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) is one of the oldest departments of agriculture in the U.S. Its interests lie in two broad areas: regulatory and promotional. On the one hand it deals with animal health (rabies) and crop and pest services (Asian Longhorn beetle). On the other it deals with agricultural conservation and […]
Posted by: Nicola on October 10, 2012 @ 2:51 pm
Filed under: Blog,Boston Local Food Festival

August 22 -28 Official Massachusetts Farmers’ Market Week »

August 22 -28, by declaration of Governor Deval Patrick, marks the official Massachusetts Farmers’ Market Week. This annual event is sponsored by the Mass Department of Agricultural Resources, the Federation of Mass Farmers’ Market, with the support of Massachusetts Edible Magazines. Massachusetts is now ranked #6 in the nation, with 228 markets; up from 200 […]
Posted by: Nicola on August 24, 2010 @ 4:42 pm
Filed under: Blog,News

Local “Fare” Trade »

Boston is a great place to be in July. This is especially true if you are a fan of fresh, local and seasonal foods. Local farms in the Greater Boston area are proudly presenting the produce that we all were pining for in February. Local food businesses are now able to purchase from farms and […]
Posted by: Nicola on July 26, 2010 @ 8:17 pm
Filed under: Blog,Documentary,News