Issue 08: The Roots Issue

t.e.l.l. New England's 8th installment, the 'Roots' issue, is inspired by traditions rooted to New England. In this issue we will embrace the idea of going back to our roots. We will indulge in age-old cuisine, celebrate centuries old communities, and uphold traditions that have been passed down from family to family. We will highlight those small businesses and shops that honor the family tree, the true mom & pop, sibling and spousal endeavors operating just down the street. New England is nothing without its roots - they shape who we are as a community, and will continue to do so for years to come. By celebrating and sharing these roots, we hope to help them grow deeper and so to the time-honored traditions of our region.

Interested in contributing to the next issue of t.e.l.l. New England? Visit our Submissions Page to learn more about what it is we look for, and be sure to check back soon as we announce the them for our 9th installment!


Issue 08: Featured Articles

 

Indulge:
24 karat gold carrots

This roasted vegetable dish is smothered with a rich and decadent sauce made from the simplest ingredients.

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Community Guide:
Page Hardware

This family-owned and operated hardware store opened in 1939 and has since become a staple in the Guilford, CT community.

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Historical Rum Drinks

Drink like our ancestors did with these three simple rum-based recipes.

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Root Veggie Chowder

A simple bowl of chowder full of deeply earthy, satisfying flavors that craves a brisk walk in the steely sunshine and a thick cut slice of dark brown bread.

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local Guide:
Snug Harbor farm

Snug Harbor Farm's roots date back to the mid 1800's, when Snug was a family run farm, well into the 20th Century. Learn more about this historic farm.

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Cambridge Naturals:
At the root of wellness

Founded in 1974, this family-owned and operated store in Cambridge's Porter Square is dedicated to sourcing products locally, organically and ethically.

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she-wolf

A portrait of a New Englander. A short piece about growing up in Maine as the daughter of a native Maine lobsterwoman.

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In their footsteps

A journey up Mount Monadnock and along the Old Toll Road like great writers of the past: Emerson and Thoreau.

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New England's Historic rum trade

A look into New England's historic rum trade and the industry that is bustling with activity once again.

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Hey Empana: Merging cuisine and Culture

Getting to know the talented duo that bring us tasty empanadas filled with traditional flavors and twists on modern dishes.

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To A New (England) Woman

A poem depicting a celebratory ceremonial toast and a nod to youth by Lennie Newman.

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The Art of letter writing:
of note stationers

A look into Of Note Stationers, modern day pioneers of the handwritten word dedicated to keeping handwritten notes alive.

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finding roots with
foret design studio

An afternoon with Erin and Rose of Foret Design Studio.

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