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Boston Approves Late-Night Pilot for Food Trucks
March 13, 2014 - Mayor's Office
BOSTON – On Tuesday, April 1, residents and visitors in three areas – Copley Square, Boston University, and Northeastern University – will have new late-night dining options: food trucks. Mayor Martin J. Walsh's Mobile Food T...
Mayor Menino Announces Adoption of Urban Agriculture Zoning
December 19, 2013 - Mayor's Office
Mayor Thomas M. Menino today announced that the Boston Zoning Commission approved new zoning that will support the growth of commercial farming in Boston and improve access to affordable, fresh, and healthy food. Article 89 of Boston’s ...
Mayor Menino Announces "The 5 Days of #bostonCANshare"
December 02, 2013 - Mayor's Office
Mayor Thomas M. Menino today announced that the 27th Annual bostonCANshare program will close out more than a month of generous giving this week by giving back to donors with dozens of amazing prizes ranging from Boston Celtics tickets ...
Farmer Startups? How Incubators Are Helping Small, Sustainable Farms Take Off
September 11, 2013 - Food Initiatives
It's midmorning on a Thursday and it's quiet at Big River Farms in Minnesota's St. Croix River Valley. The van has already left for Minneapolis to deliver boxes full of vegetables harvested yesterday by an unusual group of farmers-in-t...
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Harvest time for Boston Bounty
August 28, 2013 - Food Initiatives
By Peter Howe, NECN City" and "farm" may seem destined to be permanent opposites – but this month in Boston, some urban agricultural pioneers are showing that the Hub can yield for food lovers and restaurants looking f...
Mayor Menino Announces Launch of Residential Compost Pilot
August 08, 2013 - Mayor's Office
Mayor Thomas M. Menino today announced the debut of a pilot program that will allow Boston residents to drop off compostable food scraps for free at three city farmers’ markets: Harvard-Allston, Egleston Square and Bowdoin-Geneva. The pilot ...
City Growers Transforms Vacant Lots into Urban Farms
July 31, 2013 - Food Initiatives
by Hilary Milnes, BostInno It&rsquo...
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Farm Policy and Nutrition Go Together
July 16, 2013 - Food Initiatives
By Dan Glickman and Ann M. VenemanThe House rejection of the farm bill in June, followed by its passage last week of a farm bill without nutrition programs, was a defeat of long-standing bipartisanship in the area of food and farm poli...
Mayor Menino Announces Start of Community Meetings on Urban Agriculture in Boston
June 03, 2013 - Mayor's Office
Mayor Thomas M. Menino today announced the release of draft urban agriculture zoning to support the growth of farming citywide and the start of a series of community meetings to review the recommendations. Article 89 will create clarity and predic...
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Mayor Menino Celebrates Winners of the 2013 Greenovate Awards with the Launch of Greenovate Boston
May 14, 2013 - Environmental and Energy
Mayor Thomas M. Menino today announced the official launch of Boston’s new sustainability brand and initiative, Greenovate Boston, with ambitious new community engagement ...
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