Nourish Boston at the Dorchester Winter Farmer’s Market

The Dorchester Winter Farmer’s Market is now in full swing for 2014, and Nourish Boston was happy to attend the second Sunday of the season this past weekend.  It was wonderful to meet members of the community and talk about (and taste) healthy, delicious food! The market offers a great mix of local and organic produce stands […]

Food Revolution Day: Cook it. Share it. Live it.

Jamie Oliver is a celebrity chef known for his creative, Italian-inspired dishes and emphasis on fresh, basic ingredients.  But Oliver’s vision and passion for cooking extends beyond his cookbooks and episodes of Jamie at Home or The Naked Chef on the Food Network.  In 2010, he founded the Jamie Oliver Food Foundation (JOFF), a non-profit […]

TED Talk Collection

Looking for inspiration and new ideas?  TED is a great place to start.  TED is a nonprofit that brings people from the Technology, Entertainment, and Design realms together to speak, present, and share idea.  Experts, authors, scientists, and artists present their passions at conferences and events every year around the world, but TED also shares […]

Home Cooking for Health

One of the most commonly recommended strategies for healthy eating is preparing meals at home rather than relying on fast food and restaurant meals. Cooking for oneself gives the chef complete control over the ingredients, which means discretion over the amount of fat, salt, and sugar. It also allows for portion control, since restaurant servings […]

Science Café

Science is always a bit more exciting with food, friends, and drinks thrown into the mix!  Enter Science Café, a nationwide series of events hosted by NOVA at bars, restaurants, or coffeehouses near you.  Science Cafés are interactive presentations of current research on wide variety of topics, from the deep-sea, to robot technology, to alien […]

Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer

Where does your food come from?  Novella Carpenter attempts to answer that questions for herself, and she recounts her stab at urban farming in her book Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer.  She starts small in her tiny apartment in the fringe city of Oakland, California by commandeering an abandoned lot behind her […]