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compiled by Lisa Masé Kathleen Merrigan, former deputy secretary to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), gave a talk called Local Food for Healthy Communities in Richmond. During her tenure at the USDA, Merrigan launched the “Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food” program and oversaw the development of the USDA’s organic standards. Her talk at […]

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The Barnstand, a business collective including Onion River Farmstand, Nutty Steph’s, and A Stitch in Time, opened in May at the intersection of Route 2 and Onion River Road in Marshfield. The collective will offer free coffee every day, as well as organically grown starts, herbs, vegetables, blueberries and goods made from produce grown on […]

Tiny Bites 4.18.13

Opening April 15 at 41 State Street, North Branch Tea and Wine Café is a gathering space that aims to hone the palates of tea and wine drinkers. The café will serve 25 loose-leaf teas, arranged in sampling jars for optimal selection. It will also offer a rotating selection of eight wines from around the […]