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Just Grapes Lounge: Small Plates, Artisan Pizzas, and Great Wine

April 23, 2014 4:04 pm

Actually, Just Grapes Lounge is about more than just grapes.

In addition to a flavorful roster of wine, they have some great artisan brewed beers and tasty tapas dishes. It’s a great place for a romantic date or to meet up with friends. The expansive list of varietals from around the globe includes zinfandel, riesling, malbec, sauvignon blanc, cabernet sauvignon, pinot noir, and chardonnay.

If you'd like to pair your glass of wine with some delightful food, you can order some tapas dishes to share at the table. Options include smoked mozzarella and asparagus ravioli, chorizo and onion with romanesco sauce, spicy mussels, and shrimp and chorizo scampi. Artisan pizzas are also served, as is a yummy assortment of desserts, like strawberry and cream crepe flambe.

Visit the Just Grapes website to learn more!

Just Grapes Lounge
213 US Hwy 46
Elmwood Park, NJ 07407
(201) 773-3998

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Find Fresh Local Produce with a CSA Share

April 16, 2014 4:03 pm

CSA stands for Community Supported Agriculture, a community of individuals who monetarily support a local farm in exchange for fresh, seasonal produce and goods throughout the growing season. CSAs are wonderful ways to support local farmers and to ensure that you and your family eat locally grown vegetables. These sites can help you find a nearby CSA:

National Agricultural Library
The National Agricultural Library of the USDA offers a complete guide to CSAs on its websites. Here you’ll find information about how CSAs work, explanations of where food comes from, and educational literature about farming and agriculture. The site also offers a list of websites that can help you locate a CSA in any area across the country.

Local Harvest
The Local Harvest website offers informative tips and frequently asked questions to help visitors make informed decisions about becoming CSA members. It also features a map of CSA farms across the country, with a space to search by your own state or zip code.

Farm Locator
Not only does Farm Locator connect visitors with CSAs, it also connects farmers with other farmers, farmers to local businesses, and businesses to buyers to help improve the exchange of produce and goods from all sides. The detailed search option even allows you to browse the site by product, type of market, or area to find local farms.

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Happy Spring!

April 14, 2014 3:17 pm

The sun is shining and the flowers are starting to bloom. Wishing everyone a lovely Spring!

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