Posts tagged #montereybayfoodtours
The Joseph Boston Store's past comes to life with popups, local products and a vision for the future.

by Dave Faries

March 7, 2019

Anne Banta smiles broadly as she gestures toward some of the features tucked inside the historic Joseph Boston Store. There’s an old safe, thought to be the first in Monterey, where miners from gold rush sites sometimes secured their finds. There’s a desk, used by the proprietor during the store’s 1850s heyday. “This is the original floor,” Banta exclaims, still beaming.

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LOCAL FOOD ARTISANS AND FOOD TOURS, BRING HISTORIC ADOBE TO LIFE

Monterey's first general store, the Joseph Boston Store, has a fresh new feel thanks to volunteer buyer Anne Banta, who has been stocking products from local food artisans and hosting visits by Monterey Bay Food Tours. Now the shop is starting a series of food tastings and EMB's Sarah Wood says it's the place to go if you love history, gardens and local artisanal goods, which you can now find all in one place. Read more...

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