The Farm and Process The “I Contadini” farm is a third generation family business based in the Puglia region of Italy (the heel of the boot) – near where our Maglio chocolates come from. Puglia is known for its excellent growing climate for all sorts of grains, olive trees and vegetables. I Contadini utilizes this Continue Reading »
It’s the heart of tomato season and pantries everywhere, no less my own, are overflowing with incredibly ripe tomatoes of every size, shape, and variety. If you’re at all like me, the sheer number of options and possible uses is enough to make you go a little bit crazy. While that’s certainly a good problem Continue Reading »
I had the chance to chat with Max Jiusto, the Harvest Manager at Red Fire Farm’s Montague, MA location (they also have land in Granby, MA). Red Fire Farm is one of our favorite local, organic sources for wonderful fruits and vegetables!
What better time than the dog days of summer to whip up some fresh guacamole. It pairs well with beer, doesn’t involve any slaving away over the stove and is a great pre-BBQ snack!
Tomato season is just kicking off here in New England – a sign that we are in the mid to late stages of summer. Technically a fruit, tomatoes are treated as a vegetable for cooking purposes. There exist more than 5,000 varieties globally and we are increasingly seeing heirloom tomatoes available at markets here in New England.