FreshDirect Local

Farm fresh foods delivered to NYC doors within 48 hours of picking

Starting today, it’s easier than ever for New Yorkers to stock their fridge with farm fresh foods thanks to FreshDirect‘s new initiative that doubles their local offerings. The online grocer will travel to over 30 farms found within 300 miles of NYC to gather goods like Grafton Village cheeses, Nature’s Yoke eggs, Wickham’s Fruit Farm tomatoes, Brooklyn Brewery beer and much more. Focusing on family-run …

Pigeon Toe Ceramics Spring 2010

Charming modern pottery handmade from locally-sourced clay

A Portland, OR-based company, Pigeon Toe Ceramics produces high-quality ceramic pieces for the home. Fine artist and former graphic designer Lisa Jones takes the homegrown, local aesthetic to heart, hand throwing each piece from clay sourced and manufactured in the city of Portland, and firing them in a kiln powered by solar and wind energy. Jones’ Spring 2010 collection includes plant hangers, crockery and a …

Brooklyn Brine Pickles

The Brooklyn food renaissance recently welcomed another local producer to its ranks with the addition of Brooklyn Brine, a pickling operation based in the burgeoning neighborhood of Greenpoint. Founded in August by Josh Egnew and Shamus Jones, with the recent addition of vegan blogger Joya Carlton, critics are already singing the new brand's praises for its spirited approach to preserving. From early-spring delectables like ramps …