• Posts Tagged ‘local farms’

    Winter Market

    by  • December 9, 2013 • Buy Local, Food & Drink, Shopping • 0 Comments

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    On Saturday morning I went to check out the new home of the Portland Winter Farmer’s Market, hosted by Urban Farm Fermentory at 200 Anderson St.  In addition to UFF, the building is also home to Maine Line Pies, Bomb Diggity Bakery, and Pure Pops, so the addition of farm fresh veggies, handmade cheeses, local […]

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    Friday Features & Finds (Holiday Circus Edition)

    by  • December 6, 2013 • Things To Do • 0 Comments

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      Tonight is the First Friday Art Walk, an event which promises to be the most epic evening in the history of the Art Walk. In addtion to all the regular Art Walk activities, they are closing Congress St to vehicular traffic from 6 – 8 pm.  The street closure will extend from State Street (the intersection […]

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    Public Market Lunch, Part 2

    by  • April 17, 2012 • Food & Drink • 0 Comments

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    Read Part I Here. Given that Portland has no shortage of places to eat lunch, it might seem kind of odd that I’m spending two entire days talking about the food options housed in one building. But part of the beauty of the food scene at Public Market House (beside its pure deliciousness) is that […]

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    Public Market Lunch, Part I

    by  • April 16, 2012 • Food & Drink • 1 Comment

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    Situated on Monument Square, it might be fair to say that the Public Market House symbolizes the heart of the local foods movement in Portland. Opened in 2006, following the collapse of Betty Noyce’s visionary-but-doomed Public Market project, the current public market opened in a converted Army-Navy store as a partnership between four of the […]

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    Sunday Brunch at The Farmer’s Table

    by  • March 12, 2012 • Buy Local, Food & Drink • 6 Comments

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    With its unique architecture, and its prime position on Commercial street, Farmer’s Table has to be one of the most attractive restaurants in the city. I don’t mean that glibly – regardless of what dining establishment has its home there, the building itself always enticed me. “Come in, eat here,” it seems to say, “with […]

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    Resturant Week Adventure: The Salt Exchange

    by  • March 5, 2012 • Shopping • 3 Comments

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    So, Friday night, what with it being Restaurant Week and us having some foodie friends in town, my husband and I took the rare opportunity to go out for a totally grownup dinner. I’d been wanting to visit The Salt Exchange for quite a while, and this seemed like an excellent opportunity to visit a […]

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