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Nutrition educators have assisted in coordination of Buy Fresh Buy Local Cape Cod with the mission of connecting people and businesses on the Cape with locally grown farm and sea products.  Through Buy Fresh Buy Local Cape Cod, resources are created to assist individuals and families in purchasing, cooking, and storing fresh foods. Below are collections of cooking videos, recipes, cookbooks, and other resources to help families and communities better understand Cape Cod’s local food system and access to fresh, local food.

 

2024 Cape Cod Farmers’ Market Calendar

2024 Cape Cod Farmers Market Calendar

Click Here to Download Cape Cod 2024 Farmers Market Calendar

Seed to Plate Program: How to Grow, Cook, and Access Local Food

Everyone Eats Community Cookbook

The Ethnic Garden Community Cookbook will introduce you to a variety of new, fresh vegetables and ingredients that are staples in the kitchens of our Portuguese, Haitian and Jamaican neighbors. They have shared these traditional, family recipes you can create at home. Click on the link below to access the digital versions of the cookbooks. 

Everyone Eats Community Cookbook in English and Portuguese / Português

everyone eats community cookbook

Everyone Eats Community Cookbook in English and Haitian Creole / Kreyòl Ayisyen

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Cape Cod Local Farms & Food Cookbook

Recipes from Cape Cod’s farmers, fishermen, chefs and artisans. Videos Coming soon!

cape cod local farms & food cookbook

Simple and Delicious Veggie Cookbook

simple & delicious vegetable recipes

Building Pathways to a Sustainable Food System on Cape Cod

Building Pathways to a Sustainable Food System on Cape Cod.
Click here to access the workshop series.

Interested in expanding your food business and our Cape Cod food system? Check out our virtual workshop series, focused on expanding our local food system. These workshops include individual project spotlight sessions and resources, featuring presentations by community economist, Michael Shuman.

Click here to access workshop series.

Click here to go to our YouTube channel to watch short cooking videos and get easy recipes.

Go to our YouTibe page to watch short cooking videos with easy recipes.

Buy Fresh Buy Local Cape Cod will be distributing the cooking videos on social media through their Facebook page.

Like them here and feel free to share the posts!

Cape Cod Buy Fresh Buy Local Website

Buy Fresh Buy Local Website

Visit BFBL online to connect with local land and sea products.

HIP Program logo

HIP

Find farmers and markets that accept HIP, and other info on programs aimed at affordability and access to locally grown fruits and vegetables.

In previous years, Nutrition Educators have conducted cooking demonstrations at area farmers markets as well food preservation workshops focused on freezing and drying techniques, canning tomatoes, and homemade holiday gift giving ideas with an underlying theme of utilizing locally grown ingredients whenever possible. This project was made possible through grant funding from Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources.

Related links:

Buy Fresh Buy Local Cape Cod
Buy Fresh Buy Local Recipe Collection
Buy Fresh Buy Local Cape Cod Newsletter
Simple & Delicious Veggie Cookbook
Kids’ Supplement to Veggie Cookbook

Sue Bourque, RD, LDN Extension Educator, Nutrition and Food Safety

Kimberly Concra, LDN Extension Educator, Nutrition and Food Safety

Andrea Marczely, Food Access Coordinator