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Farm to table
How the eat-local movement is energizing restaurants and farms

By Heidi Masek hmasek@hippopress.com

Some restaurants and home cooks are trying to embrace the locavore movement — but in a climate with a short growing season, can their needs be met?

In Manchester, a group of concerned eaters is getting together to start a co-op in the vein of Concord’s Cooperative Market and the much lauded co-op in Lebanon. But the question of how to get local food on the table gets even more complicated when you’re not just shopping for your family’s dinner but for several days of dinners for an entire restaurant.

ART: New England focus
Nashua’s third sculpture symposium stays regional

By Heidi Masek hmasek@hippopress.com

The Nashua International Sculpture Symposium began through grassroots efforts just a few years ago, spearheaded by Nashua arts patron Meri Goyette with John Weidman, director of the Andres Institute of Art in Brookline.

LONGSHOTS: Are Sox spinning on the new move to defense?
by Dave Long

Spring training is off and running for the Red Sox without much fanfare to speak of. No panic now or in the lead-up to it as there was last year when the history-challenged were hysterical over the fact that, thanks to a contract impasse, the Sox might not have (pause for a gasp…) Jason Varitek calling pitches behind the plate.

FOOD: Where to wear the green
Corned beef, cabbage and other St. Pat’s favorites

By Linda A. Thompson-Odum food@hippopress.com

St. Patrick’s Day is fast approaching (Wednesday, March 17), and you don’t have to be Irish to celebrate. Below are a few spots offering differnt meals for the day. For more St. Patrick’s fun, see a listing of nightlife events here.

TECHIE: Kind of blue
The world is changing color
By John “jaQ” Andrews  jandrews@hippopress.com.

It’s becoming more and more noticeable. In a world that used to be all yellow, it’s starting to look pretty blue.

PEOPLE: Nashua’s economy moves
Development director describes downtown drive

Thomas Galligani, economic development director in Nashua, has begun to see signs that things are turning around: while lingering unemployment and retail struggles have hindered progress, the Gate City is moving forward with the biggest transportation project in its history, the Broad Street Parkway, which would connect the F.E. Everett Turnpike to Nashua’s downtown.

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