Farmers Market Series Part Two: Boston Public Market Pop-ups

The Boston Public Market, the largest indoor, year-round farmers market in Boston, opened two new seasonal locations over the last month: one in the Seaport District and one in Dewey Square. The BPM sources exclusively local produce, meat and goods from small businesses around New England, focusing on helping our local communities and economy. The small…

Farmers Market Series Part One: Needham Farmers Market

Farmers Market Series Part One: Needham Farmers Market All during open-air market season, I’ll be visiting different farmers markets in Boston and Metro West (where I live), and reporting back about the vendors, produce, and goods for sale. First up- Needham Farmers Market. Last Sunday was opening day for the Needham Farmers Market, and I’ve…

Fish Tacos with Cabbage Kohlrabi Slaw and Avocado Crema

Last year started my love affair with kohlrabi, an underutilized winter vegetable, and this winter I am excited to cook with it again. Kolhrabi overwinters well, but it’s getting to the end of the it’s time. Pretty soon we’ll have spring onions and asparagus, but for the next couple of weeks, kohlrabi will still be…

Inside the Discovery Portal

“All we knew when we got into this business was that people wanted a better option for food at their office. That’s what we knew. We didn’t exactly know how we were going to solve for that. We had a general idea, and that’s where the innovation of the LeanBox itself came out of, which…

Tips for Eating Healthy and Supporting Local This Summer

It’s open-air market season! Next Sunday begins the outdoor farmers market in Natick, MA, and soon other open-air markets will be popping up around the state. There are so many positive aspects to the buy-local trend. As a registered dietitian, I hear a lot of people talk about eating fresh and supporting local farms, but they…

Local Craft Spirits Festival

The Clean Food Club stopped by the Local Craft Spirits Festival yesterday, hosted by the Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts, in the Central Square Cultural District, Cambridge MA. Hundreds of patrons gathered to celebrate local spirits, artisan beverages and craft brews. We talked to the makers behind distilled spirits and craft beverages, watched some cocktail demos and oyster shucking, and generally had a…

Boston Local Food Festival 2016

The 7th Annual Boston Local Food Festival was Sunday, September 18, 2016 and hosted by the Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts. For one spectacular day each year, the SBN transforms the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway and the City of Boston into the nation’s largest local & sustainable food hub! Boston Local Food Festival is a free outdoor…