Saturday, December 8, 2012

Amy Cotler: Smart Shop —The Gift of Local Food

Michele Miller and her crew at Bola Granola
(photo by Scott Barrow)

Nothing says happy holidays like edible local gifts!

What does a chocolate maker, a granola roaster, and a sugar house have in common?  They all produce holiday gifts that excite the palate while boosting the local economy. Check out my article on holiday giving —  the locavore way — in Berkshire Magazine‘s fourth issue.
And if you don’t live near me in the Berkshires, use these article ideas to forage for gifts close to home.
Doria, making her terrific truffles
(photo by Scott Barrow)
Making caramel apples at Ioka Valley Farm
(photo by Scott Barrow)

After all, how often can you savor great food and do the right thing simultaneously?

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