Monthly Archives: August 2010

Have You Hugged Your Farmers Market This Week?

In case you didn’t know, August 22- 28, 2010 is Massachusetts Farmers Market week, as proclaimed by Governor Deval Patrick.  Despite the pouring rain that drenched Massachusetts during the first half of the week, the Farmers Markets were open for … Continue reading

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A Tasty Bite of the Big Apple

Michelle and I just got back from six delicious days in New York City. Although we had some great meals—more on that below—I was actually more excited about the amazing produce we spotted in all parts of the city. From … Continue reading

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Wanna Buy 50,000 Pounds of Local Tomatoes?

It sounds like a joke: How do you unload 50,000 pounds of ripe heirloom tomatoes? Very carefully. For City Growers, a start-up based in Roxbury, Mass. , this challenge is just another “growing pain.” In 2010, its first year of … Continue reading

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