Tag Archives: Plymouth MA

Make the Most of the Farmers’ Markets This Season

By Katherine Blessis “It’s more than just a shopping trip.” There is nothing like a freshly picked, juicy tomato from the farmers’ market. Or a loaf of cheese bread that is still slightly warm in the middle because it was … Continue reading

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“I Cooked, I Wrote, I Cried”

By Katherine Blessis If you’re like Azorean cookbook author Maria Lawton, you have experienced the wonderful feeling you get from reliving memories through old family recipes. You can recreate Sunday mornings in your grandmother’s kitchen and family barbecues in late … Continue reading

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Backyard Flower Farming 101

Having access to arm-loads of fresh cut flowers, just steps away from your backdoor, is within your grasp too! Continue reading

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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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Hydrating Cucumber Salad

“Sometimes, drinking lots of water just isn’t enough and we are all faced with the dilemma of what to eat in this high heat, particularly something cooling that isn’t ice cream…” Continue reading

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“Taste the History:” Mayflower Brewing Company

For a nerd and food lover like me, learning that my hometown was essentially founded because the Pilgrims were running out of beer is both wicked interesting and slightly amusing. The Pilgrims had been hoping to settle further south, but in the words of William Bradford, “We could not take time for further search or consideration, our victuals being much spent, especially our beer.” Continue reading

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Wine on the Waterfront: Visiting Plymouth Bay Winery

By: Jenna Banning There are a lot of things that my hometown of Plymouth, Massachusetts is known for: Thanksgiving, cranberries, Pilgrims with funny buckled hats, disappointingly small historical rocks… (Sorry folks, but the Plymouth Pebble probably doesn’t require your video … Continue reading

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Taste of Stafford Hill

by Meredith Lippard Before our visit to Stafford Hill Assisted Living in nearby Plymouth, Laurie and I had no idea what to expect. Going into this event we had assumed the task of handing out magazines and sharing our seasonal … Continue reading

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Fresh Pickles

by Alex Hallowell I stopped by to see Sarah Kugel, the AmeriCorps MassLift Member, and the Community Outreach Coordinator for the WildLands Trust in Duxbury. She was outside of the Plymouth Area Coalition for the Homeless center’s new community garden … Continue reading

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Market Watch: Plymouth Stephen’s Field

by Alex Hallowell I swung by the Plymouth farmer’s market at Stephen’s Field with eSS’s Creative Director Michael Hart last Thursday. It was hot as can be, but we made the rounds, chatting with vendors and patrons alike, and of … Continue reading

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