450 Years of Artisan Cheese in New England

Cheese expert and author Jeff Roberts from NECI came to give a wonderful scamper through four centuries of American cheese. We just wanted to give a shout-out to the cheese-makers and the microbreweries that provided such beautiful pairings. Renaissance Ricotta from Pattie & Mark Federico of Narragansett Creamery in Providence, RI with Narragansett Brewing Company’s … Read More

Mutton & Mead – mmm-mm!

In nearby Montague on the third weekend in June, there is this splendid Medieval Festival & Fair. Carousing, fighting, hawkers, wares, wenches, knights, jesters, music – all good, high spirits fun and to collect for The Food Bank. (Check out our Dine at Nine if fun and food sound like a good match.) Robin Hood … Read More

NECI Interns Visit a Farmers’ Market

We are so happy to have four interns from the New England Culinary Institute in Montpelier, VT working with us. We are happy because they are passionate about what they do and are all super nice, and also happy because we are a nano local place and we think it’s really cool that these young … Read More

Deerfield Inn rises from the flood waters

It has been a very long and rocky road since we were deluged on 28 August 2011. The flood water brought so much with it that caused extensive damage to the contents and infrastructure of both the main inn and its carriage house. We wanted to keep the bones of this old country Deerfield, Massachusetts bed … Read More