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Around Town

Who You’ll See at the Market this Weekend

No Comments 25 January 2013

This past weekend, I had the pleasure of attending the Somerville Winter Farmers Market, as I often do on Saturday mornings throughout the winter. The market sets up shop in the unique and funky Arts at the Armory building on Highland Ave. in Somerville, MA. There, an array of local farmers, food artisans, bakeries and winemakers showcase their products, often offering samples and plenty of friendly smiles to go around.

Stillman Farms Greens

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Around Town

Farmers To You

No Comments 14 January 2013

We first learned about Farmers To You a few weeks ago, when their sales and communications representative Simeon Chapin stopped into Local Root during a neighborhood visit. He was scoping out the area to secure a new pick-up site for the twice-weekly food delivery program. Once Simeon started telling us about the company, it was clear they’d be a great fit for the area – and we were excited to learn more!

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Cocktails, Winter Cocktail Series 2012

A Holiday Cocktail with Social Wines

No Comments 04 December 2012

As a part of our Holiday Cocktail Series, we went out into the community to speak with local businesses and individuals whose work we admire, and asked them for their favorite holiday cocktail recipes. Last week, we had the opportunity to visit a newer craft beer, wine and spirits store in South Boston.

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Beer, Local Brew Series 2012

Local Brew Series, Part 3: Jack’s Abby

No Comments 22 August 2012

We’re back with the Local Brew Series today, reviewing yet another local brewer, Jack’s Abby Brewing from Framingham MA. Founded officially in January 2011, this brewery was founded by three beer-loving brothers – Jack, Eric and Sam. What has become evident over the course of making this Local Brew Series is that many (all?) craft brewers start their “careers” home-brewing, and the real business is born out of that. Jack’s Abby is no different – Jack began experimenting with home brews when he was in college, and even harvested hops grown at their family farm in Vermont. Now approaching the anniversary of their second year of brewing, they continue to use high quality local ingredient and great recipes to make tasty and authentic beer.

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