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farmers

Oliver Homberg and Matt Alto are doing something not many would think of doing their whole lives. What might that be? These Northeastern University’s graduates are proud founders and owners of Boston Microgreens. They started as freshmen farmers, with little or close to the non-existent farming experience. By now though, they are selling heaps and trays of leafy greens to not only home cooks but...

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A farmers’ market (also known as a greenmarket) is, in its purest incarnation, a place where farmers sell their products directly to consumers. Some farmers' markets will post that they are certified or verified. This means the market has rules about who can sell and what can be sold at the market. Such rules usually run along the lines of farmers being able to sell...

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Whenever we think of poets, they are always imagined with coffee, sitting by some window, writing beautiful poetry. Why is it, therefore, that coffee and poem are linked together? And, indirectly, beauty is breathed in the same sentence as coffee? These exact same questions were asked by Andrea Illy. He is the third-generation president and CEO of Illycaffè, a leading Italian coffee company. He talked...

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