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SEMAP Buy Local Update #14
Hey Everyone,
            Elect Local!

Change, change, change!  Big changes have occured, with more to be expected - but why wait around when there are simple things we can do everyday to improve our lives, our environment, our economy, as well as our taste buds.  For starters, we can Eat Local!  Just by simply purchasing local fruits, veggies, meats, breads, dairy, and the wide variety of specialty products available, you're preventing carbon dioxide emissions, keeping money within our community, and enjoying the freshest most flavorful food available.  Hows that for change?

If you're a skeptic, try a local turkey with all the local fixings this holiday season.  Raised on local family farms, and brought home fresh to your table to enjoy.  For the sides don't forget local turnips, potatoes, carrots, onions, pumpkins, squash, eggs, cranberries, and cider, all ready to add fall color and flavor to your holiday spread.  Look for these local items, and many more, on our 'What's Local in Winter List' and Online Farm Guide.

Also, check back in a couple weeks for our Local Gift Buying Guide -
filled with great ideas on local gifts and where to find them.
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As always check out our Online Farm Guide for help with finding Pick-Your-Own (PYO), farmstands, and specialty products.

In case you haven't noticed... local food is fantastic!
 
These emails are designed to help you get started on your local food odysseys and inform you about the many ways you can help local agriculture, simply by buying fresh local products.

Every two weeks or so, you can expect an email updating you on:
  • What's Growin' - Local Foods that are in Season - 'What's Local in Winter' Guide
  • Where You Can Purchase Them - New Members on Cape Cod!
  • And How you Can Further Support Local Producers - SEMAP / Whole Foods 5% Day!
SEMAP's mission is to help local farmers achieve economic success through marketing and technical assistance.  Now, we are also increasing our public outreach on Why, Where and How to buy fresh, local products.  SEMAP's 'Buy Fresh, Buy Local' Campaign makes it easy for you to find the best quality products from our terrific local farms and food businesses--look for the our new label and taste the difference! All over Southeastern Mass., this label will be at participating farmstands, farmers markets, restaurants and markets.

But there's MORE!

Be sure to check out our website at www.semaponline.org to search our Online Farm Guide where over 200 local farms can be searched by location, products, market outlets, and more.

Look for the 'Buy Fresh Buy Local' label, and taste the difference!



SEMAP!!!!!

What's Local in Winter Guide
 
 Eating local isn't just a seasonal enjoyment - it's year round!  Below are growers and food producers who are excited to provide Southeastern MA with their fantastic products through the winter months!  Be sure to remember local this Holiday season for meals, gifts, and volunteering.

Examples of products available this winter:     
(Lots more available!! Check ONLINE FARM GUIDE!)


Seasonal Produce - Still Fresh and Delicious!

ˇ    Brix Bounty Farm, Dartmouth, 508-992-1868. Celeriac, leeks and squash.
ˇ    CN Smith Farm, Inc., E. Bridgewater, 508-378-2270. Apples, cider, squash.
ˇ    Cooks Valley Farm, Wrentham, (508) 883-6709. Apples, cabbage, onions, etc.
ˇ    Coonamessett Farm, E. Falmouth, 508-563-2560. Carrots, salad greens, & more.
ˇ    Dartmouth Orchards, Dartmouth, 508-999-5801. Apples, cider, pies, and more.
ˇ    Diamond Acre Farm, Westport, (508) 636-2834. Potatoes, pumpkins & squash.
ˇ    Eldredge Farm, Brewster,  508-889-1320.  Greenhouse tomatoes, may varieties, till end of Nov.
ˇ    Four Town Farm, Seekonk, 508-336-5587. Cabbage, carrots, squash, cape white turnips.
ˇ    Great Cape Herbs, Brewster, 508-896-5900. Herb farm & herbal apothecary.
ˇ    Lucky Field Organics, Rochester, 508-763-8104. Greens, tomatoes and potatoes.  (Available at      How On Earth: The Store, Mattapoisett, MA)
ˇ    Maplewood Farm, Portsmouth, RI, 401-683-1370. Potatoes.
ˇ    Noquochoke Orchards, Westport, 617-416-2140. Apples, cider, squash.
ˇ    Sampson Farms, Westport, 508-674-2733. All purpose white and red potatoes.
ˇ    Tripp Farm, Westport, 508-636-2126.  Chippolini onions, shallots.
ˇ    Ward's Berry Farm, Sharon, (781) 784-3600. Beets, brussel sprouts, squash.
ˇ    Wishing Stone Farm, Little Compton, RI, 401-635-4274. Broccoli, onions, potatoes, squash,          eggs & honey.

Jams, Jellies, Honeys, Chutneys, oh my!

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The Chatham Jam & Jelly Shop, W. Chatham, 1-877-526-7467. Large variety of jams, jellies,           chutneys and spreads using native fruits & vegetables. Gift baskets available!
ˇ    E. & T. Farms, Inc., W. Barnstable, MA, 508-362-8370.  Honey, all sizes.
ˇ    Hana's Honey, Westport, 508-636-5564. Specialty honeys, variety of sizes.
ˇ    Silverbrook Farm, North Dartmouth, 508-991-5185. Peach jam, honey-peach jam, & more!
ˇ    Tripp Farm, Westport, 508-636-2126. Fresh jams & jellies using local, cert. organic fruits.
ˇ    Walters Specialties, Kingston, 781-585-3169.  Beach plum, rose hip jellies and syrups,                   blackberry-brandy jam; BBQ and hot sauces.

Sweet and Savory

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The Best Damn Granola Co., Dartmouth, 508-208-4487. Granola with attitude!
ˇ    Cafe Arpeggio, New Bedford & Fall River. Homemade ice cream using Arruda Dairy's cream.
ˇ    Cape Cod Cranberry Drizzle, Dennis, 508-258-0837. Cranberry syrups, dips, dressings & more!
ˇ    Cranberry Hill Farm, Plymouth, 614-365-1518. Organic fresh and sweetened dried cranberries.
ˇ    Langdon Farms Pasta Sauce, Mattapoisett, 508-828-8030. Pasta sauce made with local                  tomatoes.
ˇ    Nantucket Wild Gourmet & Smokehouse, Chatham. 508-945-2700. Variety of local and                  non-local smoked fish prepared in pates, spreads and thinly sliced versions.
ˇ    Pesto-Fresco, Plymouth, 508-224-6045. Premium pestos & tapenades.
ˇ    River Rock Farm, Westport, 508-636-5586. Grass-fed beef; quarter animal minimum. 
ˇ    Round The Bend Farm, Dartmouth, 508-758-1341. Pork, lamb, eggs.
ˇ    Willows Cranberries, Wareham, 508-295-9990. Fresh and dried cranberries, chocolate covered      cranberries, specialty vinegars, and trail mixes. Gift baskets available!

Baked Bounty

ˇ    The Artisan Bake Shop, LLC, Rochester, 508-763-4905. Handmade pies, breads, pastries,                 savories, and Wedding and Occasion cakes. Available at How On Earth: The Store or call for             custom orders & catering info.
ˇ    Artisan Swirls Bakery, Kingston, 508.763.4905. Specialty muffins using local fruits &                       vegetables.
ˇ    Ever So Humble Pies, Co., E. Walpole, 508-660-9731. Home-style fruit pies and crisps.
ˇ    Kayak Cookies, Cummaquid. "Subtly sweet, curiously salty".  Buy ONLINE!  Gift baskets                      available!
ˇ    Starfish Bakery, Westport, 508-636-3020 . Fresh baked breads, pastries, cakes, cookies & more!

Dairy Delights

ˇ    Arruda's Dairy, Tiverton, RI, 401-624-8898. Fresh milk and coffee milk; sold in local markets.
ˇ    Bettencourt Dairy Farm, Rehoboth, 508-252-5464. Raw cow's milk available at farm.
ˇ    Great Hill Dairy, Inc., Marion, 508-748-2208. Delicious locally produced blue cheese.
ˇ    Lyons Brook Farm, Westport, 508-636-2552. Raw goat's milk. Self serve at farm.
ˇ    Martin's Cheese Co., Westport, 508-636-2357. Portuguese style fresh cheese.
ˇ    Narragansett Creamery, Providence, RI, 401-272-4944. Variety of artisan cheeses.
ˇ    Oake Knoll Ayrshires, Foxboro, 774-219-6257. Raw cow's milk available at farm.
ˇ    Paskamansett Farm, Dartmouth, 508-990-7859. Raw cow's milk available at farm; eggs.
ˇ    Shy Brothers Farm, Westport, 508-333-2626. Tiny artisanal cheeses.

Meat & Seafood

ˇ    Asack Turkey Farm - West Bridgewater, MA (508) 586-2902.  Accepting orders - from 12lb-40lb.
ˇ    Barnstable Seafarms, Barnstable, 508-362-4125. Oysters & littlenecks, raw bar service
ˇ    Black Eagle Bison Co., Carver, 508-866-2074. American buffalo meat products.
ˇ    Bongi's Turkey Roost - Duxbury, (781) 585-2392.  Check website for ordering info.
ˇ    Border Bay Junction Farm, Barnstable, [email protected] Naturally-raised lamb.
ˇ    The Clover Path Garden, Acushnet, 508-763-5901. Chicken and duck eggs by appointment.
ˇ    Dufort Farms, Rehoboth, 508-252-6323.  Naturally raised, grass-fed beef.
ˇ    E.&T. Farms, W. Barnstable, 508-362-8370. Aquaponic greens; tilapia & bass.
ˇ    Helger's Turkey Ranch - Tiverton, RI (401) 624-4087.  Currently accepting orders.
ˇ    Moonlight Acre, Halifax, 781-293-6360. Market lambs, chicken eggs.
ˇ    Paskamansett Farm, Dartmouth, 508-990-7859. Chicken eggs.
ˇ    Quansett Gardens, Dartmouth, 508-636-2476. Chicken eggs.
ˇ    Rainbow Turkey Farm - Rehoboth, MA (508) 252-4427. Accepting orders until one week prior             to Thanksgiving.
ˇ    Salty Lou's, E. Sandwich, 508-888-4148. Live local lobsters.
ˇ    Sunny Meadow - Rehoboth, MA (508) 252-6527.  Call for current information.
ˇ    Watts Family Farm, Sandwich, 508-477-3302. Farm fresh turkeys.
ˇ    Wingover Farm, Tiverton, RI, 401-624-3734.  Chicken eggs.

Local Libations!

ˇ    Buzzards Bay Brewery, Westport, (508) 636-2288.  New seasonal flavors!
ˇ    Cape Cod Beer, Hyannis, 508-790-4200. Cape Cod's only microbrewery!
ˇ    Mayflower Brewing Company, Plymouth, 508-746-2674.
ˇ    Running Brook Vineyards, North Dartmouth, 508-985-1998.
ˇ    Sakonnet Vineyards, Little Compton, RI, 1 800-91-WINES.
ˇ    Truro Vineyards, Truro, (508) 487-6200.
ˇ    Westport Rivers Vineyard & Winery, Westport, (508) 636-3423.  Gift baskets available!

Holiday Trees, Wreaths & Gifts
 
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A Quiet Place Christmas Tree Farm, Westport, 508-636-8390.
ˇ    Araujo Farms Greenhouses, Dighton, 508-669-6988.
ˇ    Coonamessett Christmas Tree Farm, E. Falmouth, 508-563-3523.
ˇ    Cornerstone Farm, Rochester, 508-763-2795.
ˇ    Earth Sisters Herbal Products, Rochester, 508-577-2152. Candles, soaps, and more!
ˇ    Fieldstone Acres Tree Farm, Carver, 508-866-2839.
ˇ    Merrylegs Farm, Dartmouth, (508) 992-7424. Dried flowers & wreaths.
ˇ    Mini Acres, N. Attleboro, 508-643-1232.
ˇ    Mocking Bird Hill Christmas Trees, Lakeville, 508-947-6712.
ˇ    Pearson's Christmas Tree Farm, Rehoboth, 508-336-6302.
ˇ    Pine Crest Christmas Tree Farm, Westport, 508-636-4567.
ˇ    Seven Arrows Farm, Attleboro, 508-399-7860. Plants, teas, books & herbals.

One-stop Farmstands & Markets

ˇ    Alderbrook Farm, Dartmouth, 508-636-4562.  Open year-round. All-local farmstand, selling          milk, cider, cheeses, breads, honey, seasonal produce, and gift items.
ˇ    Bradford Natural Market, Provincetown, 508-487-1373. Local produce & natural products.
ˇ    CN Smith Farm, Inc., E. Bridgewater, 508-509-0316. Open until Thanksgiving. Produce, cider,      & local crafts.
ˇ    Chatham & Dennisport Natural Markets, 508-945-4139. Local produce & grocery.
ˇ    City Feed & Supply, Jamaica Plain, 617-524-5539. Local produce, deli & bakery items.
ˇ    Down to Earth, New Bedford, 508-996-1995. Large variety of natural health products.
ˇ    Far Land Provisions, Provincetown, 508-487-0045. Deli, bakery, local produce and products.
ˇ    Four Town Farm, Seekonk, 508-336-5587. Open until 12/23.  Local produce & products.
ˇ    Hanson Farm, Bridgewater, 508-697-4003. Open until 12/23. Eggs, jellies, honey, produce.
ˇ    How On Earth: The Store, Mattapoisett, 508-758-1341.  Open year round. Farm fresh seasonal          produce, meats, breads, prepared foods, books, local gift items and more.
ˇ    Johnson's Roadside Stand, Swansea, 508-379-0349.  Open until Christmas. Produce, frozen               goods, baked goods, unique local dips, sauces and more.
ˇ    Lees Market, Westport, 508.636.3348. Carrying many local products from these & other farms.
ˇ    The Market @ The Pinehills, Plymouth, 508-209-0000. Grocery; local produce & products.
ˇ    Oakdale Farms, Rehoboth, 508-336-7681. Open through December. Country Barn Garden Shop          open with lots of great gift ideas.
ˇ    Partners Village Store Kitchen, Westport, 508-636-2572.  Open year round. Homemade food           using local produce plus unique gifts and books.
ˇ    Priscoe's Deli & Market, Bridgewater, 508-697-3711. Seasonal local produce; grocery items.
ˇ    Tihonet Village Market, Wareham, 508-295-5437.  Open year round. Village store/deli with an       emphasis on locally grown and produced products.
ˇ    Tony Andrews Farmstand, E. Falmouth, 508-548-4717. Local produce & gifts.
ˇ    The Village Market, Monument Beach, 508-759-3877.  Local produce & products.
ˇ    Ward's Berry Farm, Sharon, 781-784-3600. Local produce, deli & groceries.
ˇ    WholeFoods Market, Hingham, 781-741-8050 Local produce, cheese, and specialty products.

Educational / Non-food Items

ˇ    Eldredge Farm, Brewster (508) 889-1320.  Ornamental grasses; several varieties.
ˇ    Great to Be Green, Swansea, 508-567-0274. Eco-friendly gifts and local art!  Check out there             store in the Swansea Mall this holiday season!
ˇ    Soule Homestead Education Center, Middleboro, (508) 947-6744. Open yr-round, classes,              workshops and children's activities.

For complete information on all these farms (and MANY others),
plus MORE produce in season, check out our Online Farm Guide at www.semaponline.org

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Whole Foods Market 5% Day!


Whole Foods Market has generously agreed to sponsor a 5% day to benefit SEMAP at its Hingham and Belligham stores,

Wednesday, November 12;  8am - 10pm!

As part of Whole Foods Market's Community Giving program, the two stores will donate 5% percent of this day's sales to SEMAP.


We need your help to make the day a success!

Just two weeks before Thanksgiving, SEMAP's 5% day will be the perfect chance to beat the Turkey Day shopping rush and stock up on basics and special items for the big dinner.

Just two weeks before Thanksgiving, SEMAP's 5% day will be the perfect chance to beat the Turkey Day shopping rush and stock up on basics and special items for the big dinner.

So please, haul out the cookbooks, make your Thanksgiving shopping list, and join us at the Hingham or Bellingham Whole Foods Market on Wed. Nov. 12, anytime from  8 am to 10 pm!

Both stores have been great partners in SEMAP's B2B Network since its inception, and they're filled with great local products from many local farms and food producers. A few ideas for your holiday--or everyday--stocking-up:

Produce from:

    * Allen Farm - Westport, MA
    * Cape Cod Organic Farm - Barnstable, MA
    * Lucky Field Organics - Rochester MA
    * Sauchuk Farm - Plympton, MA
    * Soule Homestead - Middleboro, MA
    * Ward's Berry Farm - Sharon MA

Specialty products from:

    * Beacon Hill Coffee Roasters - Hingham, MA
    * Chilmark Foods - East Sandwich, MA
    * Jim's Organic Coffee - Wareham, MA
    * Kayak Cookies - Cummaquid, MA
    * Redeye Coffee Roasters - Hingham, MA

While you're there, why not get a jump on your holiday gift shopping too, with unique, not-found-at-the-mall items from local producers like:

    * A&P Orchids - Swansea, MA
    * Marj Bates Jewelry - Scituate, MA
    * Andi's People - Duxbury, MA
    * Soy of Life - Plymouth, MA
    * Back Porch Soap Works - Duxbury, MA

Proceeds from the day will go directly to benefit SEMAP's work with local farms!

Representatives from SEMAP will be available at both stores during the day to answer questions and provide more information.

Directions:

The Whole Foods Market Hingham store is located at 94 Derby Street at the Derby Street Shoppes, immediately off Route 3 at exit 15.
Map and Directions: http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/stores/hingham/

The Bellingham store is located at 255 Hartford Ave., in Charles River Center at the intersection of Route 495 and Route 126, just 10 minutes South of the Mass Pike.
Map and Directions: http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/stores/bellingham/

Please help us spread the word to your friends, families, and colleagues, and we hope to see you at Whole Foods Market on Wed. November 12th!

On behalf of SEMAP's Board, Staff, Council, and Members, many thanks!

Sarah Kelley
SEMAP Executive Director
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Cookin' Local!

Leek and Goat Cheese Tart

"The best leeks, unfortunately for those who enjoy vichyssoise (the popular cold leek and potato soup), are in the markets from late fall until spring.  They are sweetest after having experienced a frost - or even wintered in the ground.  Be sure to wash them thoroughly by slitting them vertically down the center, stopping short at the root to hold these alliums together.  Hose down the leaves under the faucet.  Cooking them in butter until soft is crucial - that is what makes a leek sweet.  This recipe would also work with onions."
- Helen Brody, author of New Hampshire: From Farm to Kitchen
Ingredients:
4 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 1/2 lbs leeks, white part only, thinly sliced (4 cups)
1 teaspoon finely chopped garlic
1/4 cup water
1/4 teaspoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
2  tablespoons chopped parsley
8 oz goat cheese (or other local cheese!)
3 eggs
2/3 cup heavy cream
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground white pepper
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 (9 inch) unbaked pie shell

Method:
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Melt the butter in a 10-inch skillet, and add the leeks and garlic.
Saute for 15 minutes, then add the 1/4 cup water, and the sugar and salt.  Continue to cook another 15-20 minutes.  The leeks should be very soft and sweet.  Stir the parsley into the leeks.
Prebake the pie shell in the oven for 8-10 minutes.  The bottom of the shell should just begin to color.
Remove the pie shell from the oven and reduce the oven temperature to 375 degrees.
Puree the cheese, eggs, cream, pepper, and salt together in a food processor.
Spread the leeks in the bottom of the pie shell and cover with cheese mixture.
Bake for 30-40 minutes (if substituting onions for leeks, bake the same amount of time).  The quiche will be golden and puffed.  Let stand for 5 minutes before cutting.
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Local Events!
Also, be sure to scan our Online Farm Guide to look for more ideas on local specialties and events.
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WESTPORT WINERY & BUZZARDS BAY BREWERY
ANNUAL HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE!
Saturday, November 29th - 11am - 5pm
417 Hixbridge Rd., Westport, MA    
FREE!

Westport Rivers Vineyard & Winery will be holding its Annual Holiday Open House on Saturday, November 29, 2008 from 11am - 5pm at their family farm winery in Westport. This Annual event is a fun day for the entire family and an opportunity to sample local flavors and festivities. Buzzards Bay Brewing will also be open and hosting their Holiday "Lager Cafe" from 11am - 9pm. Both venues will feature outstanding local foods, world class wine & award winning beer as well as live entertainment.

Location: 417 Hixbridge Rd., Westport, MA
Admission is Free

  • Wine Tastings - throughout the day
  • Walking Vineyard Tours
  • Kettle fires throughout the day, Hayrides - bring your blanket
  • Pony rides by Pony Express available for a fee
  • 11-2pm Michael Higgins the Chain Sorcerer
  • Live entertainment and Christmas music all day, Christmas caroling, 2:30-4:30 The Showstoppers
  • Local vendors and baked goods: Kettle Corn by Giggles, Delicious hot sandwiches available from Route 66 Diner, Dartmouth Orchards - hot cider & apples, Local artisan cheeses by Shy Brothers Farm and Martin's Cheese, Equal Exchange Coffee & free Hot Cocoa, Starfish Bakery, Black Cat Cookies, Kandies & Confections, Hana's Honey, Langdon Farms Homemade pasta sauces
  • Children's activities in our Long Acre House, Ornament decorating
  • 11:30-2pm Story Teller and Children's Author Gretchen Pyne, "Lulu's Rose Colored Glasses"
  • 4:00 pm Christmas tree lighting ceremony
  • In the Russell Gallery (above our Company Store), UMass Dartmouth Fine Arts Graduate Students show and sales

Visit www.westportrivers.com/events for more information or call 508-636-3423 x2
**Optional donations for the American Red Cross will be accepted throughout the event**

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GREAT TO BE GREEN GRAND OPENING
Saturday, November 29th - 10am - 6pm
Swansea Mall    www.greattobegreen.com

GreattoBeGreen.com now has a store in the Swansea Mall!  Visit their Grand Opening event to sample and celebrate the Holiday season.  There will be local food producers sampling their local specialties as well as local artisans with fantastic gift ideas.  Be sure to stop by and browse their large selection of eco-friendly gifts and products, or shop online and pick up your orders at the store; saving shipping while shopping!
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SOULE HOMESTEAD EDUCATION CENTER CLASSES
46 Soule Street, Middleborough, MA 02346 (508) 947-6744
http://www.soulehomestead.org/
Saturdays, November through December


Soule Homestead is offering great classes and workshops on Chair Seat Weaving, Basket Weaving, Quilt Making and more - all in time for the Holidays!  Make a great gift for yourself or someone you love, while enjoying the Soule Homestead Farm.  Check website for details.
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CHEZ DUCROT EVENTS - Plymouth, MA  www.chezducrot.com
Every Friday & Saturday Evening: Bistro Ducrot (Reservations beginning at 6PM)
From Paris to the provinces, the neighborhood bistro is the place where friends gather for convivial atmosphere, great food and good wine at a reasonable price. It is casual and unpretentious - a great place to relax at the end of the busy week. Join us and enjoy the Chef's specialties & authentic family recipes. $42 per person.
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22nd ANNUAL NOFA WINTER CONFERENCE 2009

Northeast Organic Farming Association: Massachusetts Chapter

22nd Annual Winter Conference

Organic Farming: The Roots of a Sustainable Community

Saturday, January 17th, 2009

9.00am-5.30pm

Worcester Vocational Technical High School , Worcester , Ma

Keynote Speech: Eliot Coleman -"Small Growers are the Soul of Organics"

All day workshop by Eliot Coleman: Four Season Growing

  • Over 35 other workshops on crops, gardening, livestock, farm management, organic land care, sustainable life-styles, homesteading and more!
  • NOFA/Mass Annual Meeting!
  • Great children's program!
  • Delicious Potluck lunch!
  • Lively exhibit area!

Registration cost:  $50 with discounts available

$100 for Eliot Coleman Workshop (includes general conference admission)

Pre-registration now open 

For more information visit www.nofamass.org  or contactConference Coordinator, Jassy Bratko  [email protected] or 978-928-5646
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ONGOING EVENTS

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BRIX BOUNTY FARM - Know Your Vegetables!
Fall Workshops & Discussion Groups - September through December 2008
858 Tucker Road, Dartmouth, MA  /  508.992.1868  / http://brixbounty.blogspot.com/

Farmers Derek & Katie Christianson wish to invite folks interested in local sustainable agriculture, (and much more!) to join them on Mondays and Tuesday evenings this Fall.  Full schedule of workshops and discussions can be found on their Farm Blog page, along with where to find their fantastic and nutrient-rich vegetables and herbs.  Learn/discuss topics like Soil Testing, Cover Crops & Composting, Nutrient Density in foods, and more!  Get to know your neighbors while learning about growing food in Southeastern MA, and how it can effect the globe.

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EARTH SISTERS HERBALS SOAP CLASSES - Make soap with local ingredients!
515 New Bedford Rd., Rochester, MA  /  508-577-2152  /   [email protected]

Call or email for full details and schedules.


Where ELSE Can I Find Local Products?

SEMAP's Buyer Members in our Business-to-Business/Buy Fresh Buy Local Network are local restaurants, schools, and markets.  Listed here are 2008 members; they are a group interested in supporting local producers and educating their customers on the many benefits of buying fresh, local products.

Barnstable County, Ma.
New Members!    Blue Moon Bistro - W. Dennis - www.bluemoonbistro.net
New Members!    Bradford Natural Market - Provincetown -www.bradfordnatural.com
Chatham Jam & Jelly Shop  -  West Chatham  -  www.chathamjamandjellyshop.com
Far Land Provisions  -  Provincetown  -  www.farlandprovisions.com
Hatch's Fish and Produce Market  -  Wellfleet  -  www.hatchsfishmarket.com
New Members!    Osteria La Civetta - Falmouth - www.osterialacivetta.com
Village Market - Monument Beach

Bristol County, Ma.
Alderbrook Farm - Dartmouth
Café Arpeggio  -  Fall River & New Bedford   -  www.cafearpeggio.com
Down to Earth Natural Foods  -  New Bedford  -  www.downtoearthnaturalfoods.com
Fall River Public Schools - Fall River
Fine Catering by Russell Morin  -  Attleboro  -  www.morins.com
How On Earth: The Store - Mattapoisett  -  www.howonearth.net
Lees Supermarket  -  Westport  -  www.leesmarket.com
M & C Cafe Restaurant and Catering Co.  -  New Bedford  -  www.mandccafe.com
Mirasol's Café  -  Dartmouth  -  www.mirasolscafe.com
Morton's Fork Catering - New Bedford - www.mortonsforkcatering.com
Partners Village Store Kitchen  -  Westport  -  www.partnersvillagestore.com
Raymond Norman Cooks! - N. Attleboro - www.raymondnormancooks.com
Westport Community Schools  -  Westport

Dukes County, Ma.
Eden Market & Garden Center - Vineyard Haven - www.EdenMV.com

Norfolk County, Ma.
Ever So Humble Pie Co.  -  East Walpole  -  www.eversohumble.com
Whole Foods  -  Hingham  -  www.wholefoodsmarket.com/stores/hingham

Suffolk County, Ma.
Baldor Boston, LLC - Chelsea - www.baldorfood.com
City Feed and Supply - Jamaica Plains - www.cityfeedandsupply.com
Costa Fruit and Produce - Boston - www.freshideas.com

Plymouth County, Ma.
The Artisan Bake Shop, LLC - Rochester - www.theartisanbakery.com
Bay Club Mattapoisett  -  Mattapoisett  -  www.bayclubmatt.com
Chez Ducrot  -  Plymouth  -  www.chezducrot.com
Cirelli Marketplace - Middleboro -   www.cirelli.com
The Market @ Pinehills - Plymouth -   www.pinehills.com
Martha's Stone Soup @ the Tavern - Plymouth -  www.marthasstonesoup.com
Rockin' K Cafe - Bridgewater -   www.farmfresh.org/rockink
Shipyard Galley  -  Mattapoisett  -  www.shipyardgalley.com
Tihonet Village Market  -  Wareham  -  www.admakepeace.com

Rhode Island
Ocean State Peeled Potato, Inc.  -  Johnston
Persimmon Restaurant  -  Bristol  -  www.persimmonbristol.com

If you're looking for a nice dinner, lunch or local market to pick up some snacks, be sure to check out these great businesses.



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Happy Harvest!
 
Sarah Cogswell
SEMAP Buy Local Coordinator
[email protected]
www.semaponline.org
PO Box 80625
South Dartmouth, Massachusetts 02748