Category Archives: Locavores

Volunteer Bloggers Wanted

Enjoy cooking? Writing? Eating? Join the ranks of eSS contributors. We are seeking volunteer bloggers to write about our local food community. Explore your passion, share with our readers, and build your portfolio. We are looking for people willing to … Continue reading

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Tasting Wine & Cheese (Join us May 19th)

Reading Adam Centamore’s Tasting Wine and Cheese is akin to taking a course in the art of pairing. It’s no wonder; Centamore teaches sold-out interactive pairing workshops near and far. He knows his wine and cheese!

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Cheese Making with Chef Rosa Galeno

by edible South Shore edible South Shore & South Coast recently held a Fresh Cheesemaking class with Chef Rosa Galeno. Here are her memories and recipes, and eSS&SC photos from the fantastic evening.

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Plymouth Winery (OR Finishing Up My Local Booze Cruise)

“I’ve been pretty lucky. As edible South Shore’s intern, I’ve gotten to meet the great couple running Plymouth Bay Winery and do a full tasting of their wines and jams. I’ve toured Mayflower Brewing Company and sipped from a bottle straight off the line (at 9:30am, no less). And as my time with edible South Shore now draws to a close, I wanted to make sure I got the full alcoholic experience of my hometown.” Continue reading

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Growing History: The Plimoth Plantation’s Annual Heritage Plant Sale

By: Jenna Banning. You pull up the narrow driveway and park your car out back, behind the old barn. Approaching the weathered tables, bearing countless containers of young plants, your eyes take a quick mental survey of what’s available: there’s … Continue reading

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Seeds of Change

Text By: Julia Powers Photos: Michael Hart, Hart Design What if I told you that, on an idyllic hilltop in Rochester, there is a converted dairy barn where something magical happens? In that barn, a local company grows nutrient-packed vegetables … Continue reading

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Savory and Sweet

by: Janet Kalandranis Ladies and gentlemen, you are lucky (or maybe I am), as I have an amazing line-up of delicious South Shore eats in the upcoming months. But this post is a little break from venturing outside my home … Continue reading

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Trucchi’s – a true community grocery store since 1928

It’s a busy Sunday afternoon, and Jim Trucchi and his daughter Ann are trying to show me around their family’s newest grocery store in Middleboro. I say ‘trying’ because at every turn we are stopped by shoppers commending them on … Continue reading

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Anderson Dairy Farm

Agriculture has always been a significant part of West Bridgewater’s history. In 1865 there were 145 working farms, with extensive strawberry cultivation, dairy, and poultry farming as the mainstays. In 2002, the Anderson Farm on River and Howard Streets was … Continue reading

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Why should I grow my own?

I hear this question a lot. Why bother to grow my own vegetables, when I can just go to the supermarket? Why bother, when I can get a CSA share, or go to the farmer’s market? I’m buying local and … Continue reading

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