Braise, Roast, Fry: Cookin’ Fish with Mermaid’s Garden

All summer and fall of 2013, the Local Pickins crew eagerly looked on as a little Brooklyn, NY-based CSF called ‘Mermaid’s Garden’ waged an impressive Kickstarter campaign, with the goal of raising enough funds to open up their very own brick and mortar location. We were rooting for them not just because Brooklyn is in dire need… Read More Braise, Roast, Fry: Cookin’ Fish with Mermaid’s Garden

Farmer’s Market Fridays: Cape Ann Farmer’s Market

On a perfect summer afternoon, Local Pickins headed to Gloucester, Massachusetts to meet the farmers, food purveyors and artisans of The Cape Ann Farmers’ Market.There’s a lot to love at this weekly market, beginning with its location nestled on a rocky outcrop of Stage Fort Park with breathtaking views of the sea. A preview stroll of… Read More Farmer’s Market Fridays: Cape Ann Farmer’s Market