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Boston Local Food Festival

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Thu, Oct 03, 2013

Food Festival The Boston Local Food Festival will be at the Rose Kennedy Greenway on Sunday, October 6th. The event will be held for most of the day, from 11:00am to 5:00pm and promote wonderful local food. 

The festival, produced by the Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts, is a free outdoor event. The Boston Local Food Festival is the "nation's largest local and sustainable food hub"! It will feature "local food vendors, farmers, fishermen, lively chef & DIY demos, butchering demos, a seafood throw-down competition, diverse music and performances, and more. Festival goers learn about the benefits of sustainably grown and produced food,eat delicious local food, participate in fun, educational activities, engage with top local chefs, and enjoy local music."

There is also a Local Craft Brewfest on Saturday, October 12th at the Moakley U.S. Courthouse. The Brewfest is the major fundraiser for the Boston Local Food Festival. For further information on the Local Craft Brewfest event, please click here

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Hyper-Local Craft Brewfest

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Thu, Jun 06, 2013

Hyper Local Beer FestThe Boston Local Food Committee of The Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts will be having their annual Hyper-Local Craft Brewfest June 14th & 15th. The Hyder-Local Craft Brewfest will be held at the Armory in Somerville and will promote various local brews such as beer & cider. 

This event is a major fundraiser for Boston's Local Food Program which brings awareness to the benefit of having locally grown products. Aside from just having unlimited beer, there will also be local food vendors distributing samples and displaying their products for purchase. 

"What’s more, Hyper-Local Craft Brewfest is a unique event that not only showcases local beverage producers, but also showcases local brews incorporating local ingredients! Examples in the past have included brews made with TAZA Chocolate, local hops, apples, cranberries, grapes and even local oysters! While having unlimited 2oz tastings from local brewers, you can also sample and purchase delicious local food from vendors like Q's Nuts, Valicenti Organico, Vermont Smoke and Cure, and more. To see our most up to date list of brew and food vendors, check out our webpage."

Eat Local. Drink Local. Be Local.

Tickets are available through eventbrite. Individual tickets are $35 and a two ticket package can be purchased for $65. 

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