tipping cow

SCOUT OUT: Tipping Cow Ice Cream at Union Square

Our farmers market correspondent takes a look behind the products found at Somerville farmers markets. This week: Tipping Cow Ice Cream, which you can find Saturdays in Union Square. Holding a frosty little paper cup…



urban agriculture

SCOUT OUT: Growing Gains

On an unseasonably chilly March morning, J.T. Scott walks me through a rear exit of his Union Square business, grabbing a bag of birdseed on the way out the door. He heads over to a…


Altaeros Energies Greentown Labs

SCOUT OUT: Inside Greentown Labs

Many commercialized products promise a better tomorrow, regardless of whether or not they actually invest or assist in creating that future. Companies claim to be green by planting consolation trees with a car purchase or…


relay for life

This Weekend: Relay for Life of Medford-Somerville

“Celebrate. Remember. Fight Back.” For nearly 30 years, Relay for Life’s four word slogan has been a rallying cry for all those working to combat cancer. And on Friday, June 5, Relay returns to Hormel Stadium in…