Boston Homegrown: Feeling Like A Little Kid

Author and photographer of Boston Homegrown cookbook, Boston

  Once upon a time there were two cousins who occasionally played dress-up together and who had a grandmother kind of like Julia Child. Many years later, they collaborated on a cookbook together and lived to tell the tale! You’ll have to bear with me as I indulge in a little shameless self-promotion (although let’s…

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L’Espalier: Happiness Steps Up To Greet Me

Ravioli from L'Espalier, Boston

A daily dose of food photography! These were taken at L’Espalier in downtown Boston as part of the Boston Homegrown cookbook. Chef McLelland , in addition to running L’Espalier, also runs Apple Street Farm (check out their various CSA programs!). I photographed Chef McLelland first at the farm, and then probably a year later at…

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Verrill Farm: Carry Moonbeams Home in a Jar

Margaret Belanger Photography | Verrill Farm: Carry Moonbeams Home in a Jar

For some reason, maybe it was the recent arrival of winter around here, I was thinking about my Verrill Farm photos last night. One of my favorite photos is of Steve Verrill eating the corn – that’s apparently how to tell if it’s ripe or not. I always approve of the taste testing method! Over…

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Boston Homegrown 2011: Have Some More Chicken

Margaret Belanger Photography | Boston Homegrown 2011: Have Some More Chicken

Now for some food photography! For most of 2010 and 2011 I worked on a book titled “Boston Homegrown.” I traveled around Massachusetts photographing farmers, fishermen, cheesemakers, and chefs. I got to meet wonderful people who were beyond generous with their time and knowledge. I’ve blogged about a bunch of my adventures, but still have…

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