Boston Local Food Festival

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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

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 @ 1:40 am
Filed under: Blog,Boston Local Food Festival

Beyond Organic with John Crow Farm »

I learned recently that organic vegetables are not necessarily pesticide or chemical free and organic beef does not always mean grass fed. When the USDA adopted the term organic a few years ago they “re-tooled the word to mean that dozens of chemicals may be used on a farm and still be considered “organic” in […]
Posted by: Nicola on September 14, 2012 @ 9:59 am
Filed under: Blog,Boston Local Food Festival

606 Congress Restaurant at the Boston Local Food Festival »

The Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel features spectacular views of Boston’s historic harbor. It’s also the site of a food renaissance of sorts where they are buying locally grown produce, meat, seafood and dairy and incorporating them into the amazing dishes and menus at all their food service venues and functions. Richard Garcia, the award winning […]
Posted by: Nicola on September 5, 2012 @ 12:33 pm
Filed under: Blog,Boston Local Food Festival,Chef Profile

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