Category Archives: Boston

Verlasso Salmon Continues to Impress

Two years ago, I wrote about Verlasso Salmon during the International Boston Seafood Show, as it was known then. I went back to talk to the Verlasso folks today and was impressed again by both the clean, fresh flavor of … Continue reading

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10 Things I Didn’t Know About Aquaculture

Is aquaculture sustainable? Depends on what’s being raised, how and where it’s being produced, and whom you ask.  With over 500 species being farmed all over the world, it’s difficult to generalize. But here are some of the many things … Continue reading

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Scenes from Seafood Expo North America

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Successful Gulf Coast Initiatives to Increase Seafood Demand

The Gulf Coast states are working together to increase demand for their seafood through a group of innovative marketing, sustainability and traceability programs. After being battered by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, followed by the BP oil spill in 2010, the … Continue reading

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Live Blog: Seafood Expo North America 2014

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Boston Welcomes Seafood Lovers!

Welcome, seafood lovers!  Whether you live in Boston or are just visiting for the 2014 Seafood Expo North America, if you love seafood, you’ll be right in the swim!

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Three Local Foods to Enjoy This Winter

Eating local food in winter is—literally—a pale comparison to the bounties of spring, summer, and fall—but here’s a trio of things I’m enjoying this winter: The Neighborhood Farm’s dry shelling beans, Pete & Gerry’s Organic Eggs, and alFreshCo’s Locally Sourced … Continue reading

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Helping Urban Ag Businesses Stay Lean and Local

Urban agriculture businesses—both start-ups and those in business for just a year or two—often need some help getting planted in the less-than-fertile city soil. The ad hoc Boston-area discussion and problem-solving group started by Food Sol’s Rachel Greenberger is continuing … Continue reading

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Urban Agriculture Blossoms in Boston

A burgeoning urban agriculture movement is blossoming in the middle of winter in Boston, and it’s not because of climate change. From Fresh Truck (a mobile, healthy, affordable grocery store) and farmers building movable raised beds to cutting-edge city, state, … Continue reading

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My three favorite words: Local, green and fair

The PescoVegetarian Times is interrupting our regularly scheduled blog post to bring you a commercial for my favorite cause: the Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts (SBN).  I joined the SBN board this year, but I’ve been an enthusiastic member for … Continue reading

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