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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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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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Sharing Strategies for Growing Sustainable Businesses

Starting and maintaining a local, independent business that’s economically, socially, and environmentally sustainable is challenging because it goes against the stuff you learn in business school, such as “Grow or die,” “Don’t cooperate with your competitors,” and “Keep your costs … Continue reading

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Scenes from the 2012 Boston Local Food Festival

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Bountiful Crop of Events for Boston Foodies in October

October will be a great month for Boston foodies. I can’t remember the last time there were so many amazing food events scheduled during one month in Boston. Most of these events are free (or very low cost) and promote … Continue reading

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Buying Local: Much More Than Local Food

The benefits of buying local go far beyond buying healthy, delicious food from local farmers and producers. According to the Institute for Local Self-Reliance, multiple studies show that the economic impact of spending money at locally-owned businesses contributes much more … Continue reading

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