• Posts Tagged ‘organic’

    The Flavor Shop

    by  • June 19, 2014 • Buy Local, Food & Drink • 0 Comments

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    Tucked away in a quiet, granite fronted space on Commercial street, Vervacious has, for close to four years, been spicing up Portland’s culinary scene. A feast for the senses, this little brick-lined hideaway contains one of the most acclaimed and interesting culinary destinations in the city. Vervacious doesn’t sell food, exactly. They sell flavor. Whether […]

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    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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    PICNIC in the Park

    by  • August 25, 2012 • Shopping, Things To Do • 1 Comment

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    So, how was your summer? Here are a few images from Saturday’s annual Picnic Music + Arts Festival, probably the premiere showcase for independent artisans and craftspeople in the city.  Enjoy!   Please visit the Picnic website (www.picnicportland.com) to learn more about the vendors whose work is featured here.  You can also follow them on […]

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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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    Green is Beautiful at EcoHome Studio

    by  • March 26, 2012 • Buy Local, Shopping • 5 Comments

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    Tucked away in a big, boxy building on Forest Ave, sheltered by USM and the Oakhurst milk plant, is one of the most exciting new businesses in Portland. In many ways, EcoHome Studio is almost the prototypical Buy Local business – a small shop, with a local owner, selling great, sustainable products, and treating the […]

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