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[June] Strawberries

Jun 5th, 2014 | By
[June] Strawberries

VARIETIES The Northeast (zones 3-7 in a seed catalog) plays host to an incredible variety of strawberries. The most well-known varieties fall into larger categories called June Bearers, Ever Bearers, and Day-Neutral. Popular June Bearers like “All Star” and ”Red Chief” are likely to show up later in June, with other, hardier varieties showing up
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Springing Out All Over

May 15th, 2014 | By
Springing Out All Over

Welcome to Spring in the Northeast. We’ve made it through the seemingly-endless winter that challenged even the toughest New Englanders among us. The days are now longer, the weather is getting warmer, and I see buds both on trees and peeking out of the softening earth. And we are celebrating another issue of Northeast FLAVOR
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[May] Black Flies

May 6th, 2014 | By
[May] Black Flies

From the archives… Our friend Kate Krukowski Gooding, hunter, gatherer, chef and author of the wonderful Black Fly Stew: Wild Maine Recipes is known for her ability to make just about anything delicious. In fact, as she says in the preface to Black Fly Stew she says: I don’t use real black flies in my
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Food and Health Forum’s Spring Dinner Seminars

Mar 12th, 2014 | By
Food and Health Forum’s  Spring Dinner Seminars

The Food and Health Forum has many exciting events planned for the spring including dinner seminars, cooking classes and the 2nd annual Spring Wellness Challenge. March 24th: First up is our dinner seminar with a very prestigious panel of women: Raising the Next Generation:  Are We Growing Healthy Kids? Featuring: Mary Ann Esposito, the creator
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[March] Vieques, Puerto Rico

Mar 7th, 2014 | By
[March] Vieques, Puerto Rico

  Around this time of year, I start to feel the Cabin Fever set in. If you’re living in New England, I’m sure you’ve felt it, too. Even though days are getting longer and the chance of the sun melting away the snow is greater, there’s still a bracing chill in the air and chance
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[February] Soup

Feb 6th, 2014 | By
[February] Soup

The Big Bowl Theory Ah, soup. Is there any food more heartwarming, more comforting, more emotionally evocative than soup?  What warms you right down to your bones on a chilly day? Soup. What makes you feel better when you’re a little under the weather? Soup. (Everyone’s grandmother had a chicken soup recipe that cured all
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Photo Contest Spring 2014

Jan 27th, 2014 | By

It’s Harvest Time (Again)! We ran our first photo contest in the Fall issue last year and it was so popular we’re doing it again! This time, we’re bringing attention to the many wonderful farmers’ markets that have stayed strong through the Winter and early Spring. It isn’t always easy with the harsh weather we
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Special Winter Issue: Chefs and Restaurants

Jan 13th, 2014 | By
Special Winter Issue: Chefs and Restaurants

Oh, the weather outside is indeed frightful. We’ve got frigid temperatures, snowstorms, and freezing rain affecting much of the country this season. But we’ve got the cure for that! As we hearty New Englanders know, getting out there and enjoying all this season as to offer is the best way to beat the winter blues.
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[January] Citrus Fruits

Jan 3rd, 2014 | By
[January] Citrus Fruits

Being a born-and-raised New Englander from a Canadian family, I know a thing or two about winter in the Northeast. I know about the snow, the cold, and the dark days, and I know how to deal with them, too. Snow? Just shovel it to where it won’t bother you. Cold? Bundle up in your
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[December] Clementines

Dec 5th, 2013 | By
[December] Clementines

While the snow and cold weather makes its way into New England, it’s a good time to be reminded of the warm release that will eventually come. How about stockpiling clementines? These deliciously sweet fruits are perfect snacks on a cold winter day. There are no seeds and they are easy to peel, unlike some
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