Market Stories: Field & Vase

Barb's goal is to provide the best local cut flowers possible and promote a field-to-vase approach that maximizes local varieties and produces long lasting blooms and beautiful seasonal arrangements.

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Market Stories: Siena Farms

This is the time of year to jump head long into the bounty of summer veggies. Carrots, squash, peppers, cucumbers, tomatoes, eggplant... and the list goes on. Even better, get your veggies from a local farm like Siena Farms in Sudbury, MA

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Market Stories: Boston Honey Company

Boston Honey Company has 30 field locations around Massachusetts that support 968 bee colonies. Bees are fascinating and essential members of the local food ecosystem and as I learned on my visit, you could spend a lifetime getting to know them...

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Market Stories: Appleton Farms

Are you a cheese lover? Is it salty, tangy, creamy bites that you crave? Well if you haven't yet been introduced to the amazing variety and quality of local Massachusetts cheeses, now is the time to start. And the best place to start is a visit to the Appleton Farms shop at Boston Public Market where you will find over 100 different cheese varieties from Massachusetts farms.

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Market Stories: New England Farm to Fiber

When thinking about local farms, we almost always think of food first - CSA's, local milk and cheese, pick your own fruit, farm to table dinners, etc. But many New England farmers are using their resources to produce other high quality products to sell along side their harvest. Case in point - wool fiber.

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Market Stories: Sweet Lydia's

If you think that all marshmallows are the same and come from a bag that says something like "puff" on the outside, you need to try a Sweet Lydia's marshmallow. The shape, taste, texture and just about everything about it will change your idea about marshmallows.

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Market Stories: Stillman Quality Meats

Away from the bustle and activity of Boston Public Market, there is a farm in the rolling hills of central Massachusetts where happy animals and a hard working farm family produce some of the best quality local meats in New England.

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Market Stories: Finesse Pastries

Is there anything more visually enticing than a french macaron? Just seeing those rows of perfect circle-shaped mini sandwiches in an array of colors all lined up in a glass case makes you want to do a little leap of joy.

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Market Stories: Red's Best

LOOT's new collaborative series with Boston Public Market is about telling the stories behind some of their amazing local vendors. This week, we look behind the scenes at Red's Best seafood to learn more about what they do and the vibrant New England fishing community they work with.

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