Not only does Tom Phillips talk a good game about urban farming, he and his family live it. This year, he transformed nearly every square inch of lawn surrounding his home in northwest Canton into a vegetable and fruit garden, accented by a smattering of perennial flowers.
The first Elizabeth Aultman Harter Society donor recognition event was held at Gervasi Vineyard in July. The society was established in 2014 to honor donors who have generously made significant contributions to the Aultman Health Foundation since 2009.
Jeff Hendershot, the owner/chef at Baker’s Cafe ’33, wasn’t bragging when he told me that on an average Wednesday, he had sold six lobster-tail dinners at $57.95 apiece. Nor was he gloating when he noted that on this Thursday night, he had reservations for parties of 39, 12, 10, 10 and 8.
Carl Falcone, executive chef at Bender’s Tavern in downtown Canton, has plenty of tricks up his culinary sleeve, but seafood is unquestionably a specialty. A frequent special at the restaurant is his roasted sea bass with hummus and charmoula, a Moroccan marinade for fish.