Kingston Public Library and edible South Shore and South Coast

Present: Edible Marketplace, November 21, 2013

Books in the Old Colony Library Network:

Local dollars, local sense: how to shift your money from Wall Street to Main Street and

achieve real prosperity by Michael Shuman, 2012.

Locavesting: the revolution in local investing and how to profit from it by Amy Cortese, 2011.

Food Lovers’ Guide to Massachusetts: best local specialties, markets, recipes, restaurants and events, 2nd ed.   By Patricia Harris, 2010.   (3rd edition will be out soon.)  

Websites:   Website of the Slow Money Movement: strategies for investing in local food systems, slow money principles.  Greater Boston Slow Money website.  Resources for Buy Local movement with great search functions. Regional Buy Local groups in Massachusett, MassGrown map.  Edible communities marketplace

SSL featured Speaker:

IMG_0851 Weymouth Bank, Patrick Driscoll

Local Vendors:

IMG_0850Gift Cards for gifts from the Plymouth Farmers Market. Also available at the next indoor market.

IMG_0856     Sirenetta chocolate, Danielle Verzone

IMG_0853Simpson Spring, Chris Bertarelli

IMG_0845Omega Olive Oil,  Mike Pakalnis

IMG_0840Flapdoodle bags, Renee Roberts

IMG_0849Local Pottery, Lisa Howard and Peggy Pelletier

IMG_0855West Elm Farm, Patrick Roll

IMG_0839Plimoth Plantation, Martha Michalek (right) and helper.

In The News:

Interviews with Woody Tasch, founder of the slow money movement.

Shattuck, Kathryn, “An effort to add a key ingredient to the slow food movement: investor money”, New York Times, May 1, 2013.

D’Ambrosio, Dan, “Slow money concept fast catching on”, USA Today, Sept. 5, 2013.

Schwartz, Judith, “Can slow investing remake America’s food industry? Time, Sept. 11, 2009.,8599,1921889,00.html/

Some other upcoming opportunities to buy locally-made gifts:

Plympton Historical Society Artisan and Antiques Festival
Preview night 11/22/2013 6-9 pm
$10.00 admission. Refreshments served.
Saturday November 23 10-3. Free admission

Many Hands fine art and craft show at Plimoth Plantation
December 7, 8, 12 and 13th. 10.00 am till 7.00 pm
Plimoth Plantation visitor center.  Free admission.