Fall 2014

Marshfield School Gardens: Cultivating Knowledge

by Lee ManahanMarshfield is currently in the midst of an ambitious educational experiment. Throughout the year, at two of its five elementary schools, students are actively involved in an organic community garden project. They...

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Crispy Roasted Potatoes

Add another dimension to this irresistible side dish by tossing in a chopped red pepper, a sliced fennel bulb, or a small bunch of leafy kale, stripped from the stalks and cut to ribbons.2 pounds potatoes, peeled or scrubbed1/4...

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What’s Cooking? Fall 2014

Janisse Rayby Mike GiosciaJanisse Ray is an award-winning writer, naturalist, activist, seed saver, and gardener. She will be one of the keynote speakers at this year’s Connecting For Change event, October 24 & 25 in New...

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Edible Contributors Fall 2014

What IsYour Most Treasured Food Tradition?Jessica Bradley: Every Christmas my mom and dad make homemade ravioli. The recipe was my great grandmother’s and has been handed down through the generations. Each year, I find myself...

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Spiced Grapes

  The technique is simple and allows for a much richer flavor and better sweet/sour balance...

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Grape Expectations

by Paula Marcoux.  Here in southeastern Massachusetts, fall bring a bonanza of grapes. Wild grapes, domestic grapes, feral grapes: they perfume the sunshine, bow the arbors, stain the roads, attract the yellowjackets, and often,...

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South Coast Tour De Farms

The last Saturday in June proved to be a glorious day for a bike ride. Sunny skies and pleasantly warm temperatures provided the perfect conditions for the South Coast’s first Tour de Farms, a collaboration between Slow Food...

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Langwater Farm Plant Walk

by Kate Strassel It’s no secret that Langwater Farm in North Easton is one of the region’s premier sources of locally and organically grown produce. Their farm stand, located on Route 138 just a bit up the road from Stonehill...

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Julia’s Quick Sauce for Nella Pasta Ravioli

This can be put together in the couple minutes it takes to boil fresh ravioli. 1 box Nella Pasta Ravioli 1 clove garlic, minced 2-3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 bunch arugula or spinach, cut crosswise in 2-inch lengths...

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Making The Leap: Farmers’ Markets to Retail

by Julia PowersIn the last ten years, farmers’ markets have become beloved fixtures in many communities, providing access to locally-grown and -sourced foods, a vibrant sense of community, and inspiration to improve the way we...

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Sea Scallop Lollipops with Spiced Olives

One of the culinary joys of life in my southeastern Massachusetts home is the Atlantic sea scallop. Our major port, New Bedford, rules the waves when it comes to fishing these delectable bivalves. A shopping trip to one of New...

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