Taranta Blog

Our very own Santa Cruz Lodge in Huaripampa, Peru

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Biodynamic Wine

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Our Grass-Fed Mission

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Taranta’s Composting Efforts

For over 10 years, Taranta has been a sustainable restaurant. Our efforts span across standard recycling to reduced water usage, energy conservation, and energy-efficient appliances.…

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Starchefs ICC 2012 “The Human Cost of Food” ICW and Taranta

By Alex Galimberti, Taranta’s Beverages Director and Chef Instructor For over a year Taranta has been dedicated to learning and supporting what we consider to be a most important element to creating a sustainable food system: ensuring good work conditions for our nation’s farmworkers.…

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Hop Harvesting at Blue Heron Farm

This past Monday Beverage Director Alex Galimberti and General Manager Chris Titus from Taranta Restaurant joined Rob Lucente, co-owner of Peak Organic Brewery for a hop harvesting trip to Blue Heron Farm in Lincoln, MA. …

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Installation of Powerhouse Dynamics e-monitor

After seeing a dramatic fluctuation on my electric bill from season to season I decided to seek ways to better manage that energy consumption.…

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Sustainable Seafood, Local Fisherman, Traceability and QR

Exactly year ago I planned a presentation for the New England Food Service Show and the Boston Seafood Show, I was playing around with QR Codes to the point of making them edible, using branding irons to stamp them in a flour tortilla, printing chocolates and developing a silk screen with the use of  Squid ink to place a QR code , the first attempt was a success, I was able to pinpoint a specific URL with the recipe of a Lobster Causa, the first dish was the Causa QR, a fantasy of connecting a diner with the source of what they were actually eating.…

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Cooltrol Installed on Walk In Cooler and Freezer

About 3 months ago we were offered a rebate program from NSTAR through National Resources Management, the rebate was for about 70% of the cost of the project and an offer to finance the 30% at no interest.…

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Taranta will consume 100% Renewable energy starting Dec 2011

Through a matching program we are pleased to announce that 100% of the energy we will be using from December 2011 on will be Renewable from NewMix Wind Source and provided by Constellation Energy.…

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