Category Archives: Farmers Markets

Hot Day in September for Boston Local Food

September 27, 2014 may go down in history–literally–as a hot day for Boston local food. The thermometer hit 80 degrees as a blazing September sun shone on the second annual Boston Fermentation Festival and the third annual Let’s Talk About … Continue reading

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Tasting a Bite of Barcelona

    Barcelona is known as a foodie paradise. I expected to love the food there, but my eating experiences on a recent vacation were decidedly mixed.

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New Crop of Food Entrepreneurs Are Hungry For Funds

Slow Money Boston showcased another exciting crop of food-related entrepreneurs in Cambridge on April 29, 2014.  As always, the entrepreneurs seeking funds were an eclectic bunch, including two farmers, a fermented beverages coop, a grass-fed beef jerky producer, a compost company, … Continue reading

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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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Celebrate “October Feast” in Boston

I’m designating October 1-30, 2013 as “October Feast” in Boston. Frankly, I didn’t think we could top last October’s spectacular month of food events or even this September’s pleasures (check out my post on JP Patch for the remaining events this month), … Continue reading

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What to Bring to a Summer Potluck

If you’re like me, you’re always scrambling to come up with something different to bring to a potluck.  In my humble opinion, the perfect potluck dish should be a crowd pleaser, easy to make, go well with many foods, and … Continue reading

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Eat Local Strawberries, Support Your Local Farmers Market

Nothing says summer’s here like local strawberries. Although I can buy strawberries from somewhere around the world 365 days a year, I’m always excited when local strawberries show up at the farmers market. Local strawberries are also special to me, … Continue reading

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