Boston Local Food Festival

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Red Fire Farm: over a decade of locally-grown organic produce »

When a farm’s top priorities are local food and connecting with communities, you can be confident it’s a good match for the Boston Local Food Festival. Such a good match, in fact, that Red Fire Farm has been a vendor since the event began three years ago. Red Fire Farm has provided organic food to […]
Posted by: Nicola on September 18, 2012 @ 5:14 pm
Filed under: Blog,Boston Local Food Festival

‎ALLocal Dinner – A Conversation about Localizing Food at nourish in Lexington »

SBN hosts “A Conversation about Localizing Food,” the 12th installment of the ALLocal Dinner Series on January 23, 2012.  Join us at nourish for a delicious meal and a thoughtful discussion as Karen Masterson, founder and owner of nourish in Lexington Center, serves up a responsibly sourced and reasonably priced, delectable three-course meal. Entree options include nourish‘s […]
Posted by: Nicola on January 16, 2012 @ 4:54 pm
Filed under: Blog,Chef Profile,News

“Slow Down. Eat Well.” »

Think about the average food or beverage purchases people make on a day to day basis. Too often these purchases go something like this: Create list. Drive to the store. Select items from your list. Go through the self checkout line. Drive home. In this scenario, the job is done, mission accomplished. Something is missing, […]
Posted by: Nicola on September 14, 2011 @ 11:04 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
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

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

606 Congress Greg Griffie on Local Food »

Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel Executive Chef, Greg Griffie, on Local and Sustainable Food Restaurants in general, and hotel restaurants in particular, aren’t known for sourcing local food. So it’s admirable that Greg Griffie, executive chef at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel, makes buying food locally a priority at the hotel. I had the pleasure of […]
Posted by: Nicola on June 29, 2010 @ 2:48 pm
Filed under: Blog,Chef Profile,News,Vendor Announcements