This free festival located on The Rose Kennedy Greenway promotes the delight of eating local and showcases some of New England’s finest local farmers, specialty foods, restaurants and chefs.
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WHAT: This Sunday, October 7th, 2012 is the third annual Boston Local Food Festival. This free festival located on The Rose Kennedy Greenway promotes the delight of eating local and showcases some of New England’s finest local farmers, specialty foods, restaurants and chefs.
From 11:00AM to 4:45PM, chef demos will take place under a designated tent. The demos will be done by local food personalities, farmers, fishermen and food producers.
From 1:00PM to 1:45PM, Executive Chef Josh Lewin will be demonstrating on locally sourced, wild, edible and medicinal plants with the help of David Craft, author of Urban Foraging and Katja Swift, a clinical herbalist. The demo titled “Eating and Living Locally – By Getting Wild with Josh Lewin, David Craft and Katja Swift” will teach guests what plants to use for cooking, as well as preservation techniques and medicinal value. Lewin, Craft and Swift will focus on teaching how to eat delicious food while being health conscious and environmentally aware at the same time. Foraged ingredients will also be included at the Beacon Hill Hotel & Bistro booth all day, and the tent will be serving up crab apple and parsnip soup.
WHERE: The Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy. 185 Kneeland St, Boston, MA 02112.
WHEN: Sunday, October 7th, 2012. 11:00AM to 5:00PM.
“Eating and Living Locally – By Getting Wild with Josh Lewin” demo at 1:00PM.
About the BHHB:
The Beacon Hill Hotel & Bistro, is both an intimate and authentic boutique hotel and an award winning Bistro in Boston’s historic Beacon Hill. The Hotel consists of 12 guest rooms and one in-room suite; blending both modern convenience and historical character reflected in its thoughtful and distinctive design.
The Bistro serves Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, as well as, weekend Brunches and is open 365 days a year. Hours of operation are as follows: Breakfast: Monday through Friday 7AM to 10AM & Saturday and Sunday 7:30AM to 10AM, Lunch: Monday through Friday 11:30AM to 3PM, Brunch: Saturday and Sunday 10AM to 3PM, Afternoon Bar Menu: All Week 3PM to 5:30PM, Dinner: Monday through Saturday 5:30PM to 11PM - Sunday and Holidays - 5:30PM to 10PM.
The Beacon Hill Hotel & Bistro is located at 25 Charles Street and is adjacent to the Public Garden on the corner of Charles and Chestnut Street, easily accessible by T from either the Charles/MGH or Park Street Stations. For More information please call 617-723-7575 or log on to: www.beaconhillhotel.com.