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Every One’s A Little Different…

August 21, 2014

Granted you may have a favorite farmers’ market that you prefer to frequent on a regular basis, but have you ever thought of trying a new one? The market may be in your hometown, the neighboring town, or on your drive home from work. But as with anything in life, change is good. Perhaps every other […]

A Foodie Stroll through Inman Square

A Foodie Stroll through Inman Square

August 11, 2014

Cambridge, Massachusetts is a beautiful and interesting little city, separated from Boston by the Charles River, and built on a series of squares. Although many people come to Cambridge for its excellent universities – both Harvard and The Massachusetts Institute of Technology are located in Cambridge – here at Local Pickins we have other reasons […]

to ferment, or not to ferment… that is the question!

August 4, 2014

When one has a love of food, you are curious with just about anything, that has to do with food. Reading, growing, baking, eating, juicing, cooking, etc. I’ve done it all. However, a recent “back by popular demand” process has caught my culinary attention and that is fermenting. What is this new, yet old world […]

CSA Share: What’s not to love?

June 24, 2014

As summer enters into full swing, my family dinners begin to showcase each week’s jackpot of the freshest, local greens and veggies I choose from my CSA share at Appleton Farms. My weekly 10 minute drive is something I look forward to each Monday or Tuesday when I meet my friend who I “share the […]

Marveling at the options for Mother’s Day!

May 1, 2014

Here’s a news flash for everyone out there – this year marks the 100 anniversary of Mother’s Day! For those of you wondering how this grand holiday was officially established in the US, you can thank Anna Jarvis, an unmarried woman who was childless, from Grafton, West Virginia. Following the death of her own mother, Anna […]

Braise, Roast, Fry: Cookin’ Fish with Mermaid’s Garden

Braise, Roast, Fry: Cookin’ Fish with Mermaid’s Garden

April 22, 2014

All summer and fall of 2013, the Local Pickins crew eagerly looked on as a little Brooklyn, NY-based CSF called ‘Mermaid’s Garden’ waged an impressive Kickstarter campaign, with the goal of raising enough funds to open up their very own brick and mortar location. We were rooting for them not just because Brooklyn is in dire need […]

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