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Oct 28, 2008 The Patriot Ledger By Julie Onufrak Kingston pair take bite of local food scene While on a trip to Arizona two years ago, Laurie Hepworth happened to pick up a copy of Edible Phoenix, a magazine about local food. The following summer, she saw a copy of Edible Cape Cod at a […]

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From Sea to Shore: Joy of Clamming

When I was a child, my family would spend some of our summer vacation at my grandparents’ cottage in Sandwich. I think back and I can feel the hot sand on my feet as I scampered over the sand dunes of Town Beach. My brother and I passed whole days building sandcastles and looking for […]

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Edible Traditions: Allen's Neck Clambake

If you’ve never had the chance to go to a clambake but think you’d like to try one, consider this: some of the best in the world can be found right here in Southeastern Massachusetts. After all, this is likely where the open-air, bivalve-feasting tradition got started in the first place, and it’s where most […]

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Edible Backyard: Extending the Harvest Season

by Kathy Tracey You did it! You planted a vegetable garden this season and for the past three months you’ve enjoyed the luxury of stepping out your back door to gather the freshest salad ingredients and produce for your dinner table. But now, with cooler weather upon us, you may be wondering how you can […]

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Serious Fun at the Marshfield Fair

by Paula Marcoux Look beyond the midway, with its whirling rides and fryo- lator treats, and the Marshfield Fair offers a trove of interest and fun connected to our regional farming and gardening traditions. Classic Grange-style buildings (painted white with deep green trim, of course) support a variety of exhibits and competitions bound to appeal […]

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From Sea to Shore: Come Back for New Bedford Scallops

Today, if you were to ask a New Bedford fisherman, “How goes the fishing?,” you most likely will see a frown and a look that longs for the “good old days when fish were plenty.” But if you ask a New Bedford scalloper, “How goes the scalloping?,” I can guarantee you will see a smile […]

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Edible Backyard: Feeding The Community

SEMAP by Kezia Bacon-Bernstein You’d like to eat more locally grown food. You know there are plenty of farms in the region, but you’re unsure of what they grow, or where to find them. Driving around searching for farm stands is one option––but there is a more efficient way, right at your fingertips: the Online […]

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