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Healthy Incentives

It’s HIP to be healthy! The new Healthy Incentives Program (HIP) encourages the purchase of fresh food while supporting farms and keeping money in the local economy. To increase access to local foods for the hundreds of thousands of Massachusetts households who rely on Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits to feed their families each […]

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Good Things Come to Those who Wait

The Culinary Saga of My Godmother’s Lasagna Over five decades ago, in a kitchen I’ve only seen in my imagination, my young mother learned to make Italian food. With children crawling at their feet and babies on the way, best friends Mary G. and my mother stood side by side creating red sauce, meatballs, clam […]

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Living Legacy: Bell’s Seasoning

When I was a child in San Diego, New England was more hypothetical to me than anything else. The stories that Dad told us of his childhood in Cohasset seemed more far off and foreign than Mom’s stories about growing up in the Philippines, nestled as we were in an enclave of the Filipino diaspora. […]

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Restaurant and Market Guide

Restaurants: Blueberry Muffin – Kingston Breakfast Place – Attleboro Bondo’s – Marshfield Cork – New Bedford Cornerstop – Cohasset Destination Soups – New Bedford Ella’s Wood Burning Oven Restaurant – E. Wareham Farmer’s Daughter – N. Easton Galley – Scituate How On Earth – Mattapoisett Matt’s Blackboard – Rochester Partners Village Store and Kitchen – […]

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CORNER STOP – Cohasset

When you combine a professional restaurant couple, who are as passionate about their community as they are about their food, with the desire to create a fun place for the neighborhood to come together, the result is The Corner Stop. This rustic and refined restaurant situated on the corner where Hingham, Hull, and Cohasset meet, […]

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Breakfast Place – Attleboro

After a journey that has led from being a chef in fine French restaurants to a food product salesman to a stay-at-home dad/ restaurant owner, Attleboro native Casey D’Arconte has finally found himself in a position to focus on serving food that is local and fresh at The Breakfast Place. When asked why he wanted […]

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Bondo’s – MaRSHFIELD

by Sasha Laferte August 2016 update – unfortunately this restaurant has closed. The structure in which Bondo’s restaurant resides, a quaint venue in the center of Marshfield, was once used as a takeout restaurant. Since then, it has been redone to include a bar and sit-down tables, providing comfortable fine dining for the local community. […]

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Sintra – Braintree

Sintra Chef /Owner chews the fat on sourcing meat locally and his Mediterranean influences. In addition to his local chops (blu, Mistral), Plymouth native Brian Jenkins has cooked far and wide, including stints in Chicago, Hawaii, and the Bahamas. In 2002 he settled back down on the South Shore with the opening of Sintra in […]

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