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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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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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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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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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Red’s Best Seafood Supports New England Fishing Industry

Until recently, practically the only way to get local seafood in Boston was if you caught it yourself.  Thanks to community supported fisheries like Cape Ann Fresh Catch, and now, an innovative company called Red’s Best Seafood, pescovegetarians like me … Continue reading

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To Start a Farmers Market, It Takes a Village

Last fall, I fulfilled one of my dreams by helping to start the Egleston Farmers Market, an indoor winter farmers market in Jamaica Plain, my neighborhood of Boston (better known by its nickname, JP). In the process, I discovered that … Continue reading

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