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Why is SBN Organizing a Local Craft Brewfest? »

Why is SBN organizing a Local Craft Brewfest? The SBN Brewfest crew received an inquiry today from a potential patron who inquired why we were featuring Brewers that did not offer local ingredients.  I thought I would share my response with our network. Here is my response: Thank you for reaching out. I am glad […]
Posted by: Nicola on September 26, 2012 @ 9:00 am
Filed under: Blog,Boston Local Food Festival,Hyper-Local Craft Brewfest,Local Craft Brewfest,Vendor Announcements

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), […]

Boston Local Food Festival attracts 30,000 people! »

On Saturday, October 1st, the rain fled just as the crowds arrived for the second annual Boston Local Food Festival.  Numerous people captured their experiences in words, photos and videos.  The resulting collection of media pieces together a buffet of sights, sounds and activities reflective of individual interests and values.  Here is a sampling of […]
Posted by: Nicola on October 28, 2011 @ 3:09 pm
Filed under: Blog

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

Keepin’ It Real: BLFF’s Success at Staying Authentically Local »

You may not realize it, but the local movement is at a critical moment in its development. As buying locally increases in popularity across the country, skeptics want to say it’s simply the next big passing thing in food. This is the point when a movement is in danger of losing its credibility by “selling […]
Posted by: Nicola on September 12, 2011 @ 2:52 am
Filed under: Blog

SBN’s ALLocal Picnic with Garden Girl »

Saturday afternoon, August 21st was billed as a very special opportunity to have an ALLocal Picnic at the home of Patti Moreno of Garden Girl TV in Roxbury. The afternoon was a remarkable one. ALL ingredients were: sourced, processed, prepared right in the backyard in Roxbury and at least within New England. Almost 60 people […]
Posted by: Nicola on September 1, 2010 @ 5:47 pm
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Cambridge School Committee Pushes Locally Grown Food »

Cambridge, a city known for “firsts,” made significant strides for the local economy and local food movement this week. On Tuesday, August 4, 2010, the Cambridge School Committee voted unanimously and passed a resolution calling for increasing the percentage of locally grown and processed food to be included in school provided meals and snacks. This major breakthrough […]
Posted by: Nicola on August 6, 2010 @ 1:32 pm
Filed under: Blog,News