Posts Tagged ‘ Local and Sustainable ’

[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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[November] Cranberries

Nov 1st, 2013 | By
[November] Cranberries

Though the mashed potatoes might be passed around peacefully and slices of turkey shared equally, cranberry sauce is the cause of the most fights over the Thanksgiving dinner table. To this day, my brother still asks my grandmother if cranberry sauce will be served, despite it having been served every year of his life with
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Boston Local Food Festival

Sep 9th, 2013 | By
Boston Local Food Festival

  4th Annual Boston Local Food Festival Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, 11am – 5pm on The Rose Kennedy Greenway Join us in Boston on October 6th for the 4th Annual Boston Local Food Festival, hosted by the Sustainable Business Network. From 11am-5pm, the Greenway will be filled with a variety of booths, hosting farmers, food
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[April] Sign Up for CSAs

Apr 5th, 2013 | By
[April] Sign Up for CSAs

Sign Up for CSAs “She turned to the sunlight And shook her yellow head, And whispered to her neighbor: “Winter is dead.” ― A.A. Milne, When We Were Very Young It’s April, and the weather is certainly getting better. Sure, we have to contend with the infamous April showers, but they bring a lot more than May
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[October] Boston Local Food Festival

Oct 2nd, 2012 | By
[October] Boston Local Food Festival

3rd Annual Boston Local Food Festival Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, 11am – 5pm on the Rose Kennedy Greenway, Wharf Area Parks Boston Local Food Festival is a family friendly, zero-waste event featuring local food for sale and sample by farmers, restaurants, and artisanal producers, educational exhibits and demos, and live music and performances. Northeast FLAVOR
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What About Whiting? Five Sustainable Fish Species to Try

Nov 14th, 2011 | By
What About Whiting? Five Sustainable Fish Species to Try

I’ve seen whiting and Atlantic pollock at the fish market, and I’ve considered buying them numerous times. But I’ve never bitten. They look like good dining, but what do you do with them? I wonder. Then I gravitate to the familiar territory of salmon, cod and haddock. Thanks to the Gulf of Maine Research Institute’s
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The Fifty–Thirty Rule

Jun 23rd, 2010 | By
The Fifty–Thirty Rule

Nick Diana wants to make a difference. And he doesn’t want to do it alone. Founder of the website www.ieatlocally.com, Nick supports local charities by selling gift certificates online that are donated by area restaurants for 50 percent off their face value. He then donates 30 percent of sales to a charity chosen each month
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