Local In Season was nominated for a Shorty Award!

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Latest nominations for Local In Season

Orren Fox
Orren Fox Tx u RT @localinseason: @happyhoneybees Thank you for the RT! Here's to #localfood! http://bit.ly/LIS-...
MDZ
MDZ I nominate @localinseason for a Shorty Award in #food because... better food is the reason.
Sarah Isenberg
Sarah Isenberg I nominate @localinseason for a Shorty Award in #food b/c they're a go-to resource for fresh, local food!
Whole Foods Dedham
Whole Foods Dedham I nominate @localinseason for a Shorty Award in #food because they know a great #local vegetable when they see one!
Kitchen Confidante
Kitchen Confidante I nominate @localinseason for a Shorty Award in #food because eating locally, seasonally & sustainably is good for all!
Michael
Michael I nominate @localinseason for a Shorty Award in #food because...local, seasonal and sustainable food is the *ish.
Barbara Kiebel
Barbara Kiebel I nominate @localinseason for a Shorty Award in #food because... local seasonal food is setting our new standard.
Joy Zhang
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Amanda Opaluch
Amanda Opaluch I nominate @localinseason for a Shorty Award in #food because local seasonal food is always better! :)
Elizabeth Nyland
Elizabeth Nyland I nominate @localinseason for a Shorty Award in #food because... local, sustainable food is the new standard
Jason Phelps
Jason Phelps I nominate @localinseason for a Shorty Award in #food because they always know where to get the best local food!
Margaret C. Doughney
Margaret C. Doughney I nominate @localinseason for a Shorty Award in #food because they support the local sustainable food movement.
The Two Palaverers
The Two Palaverers We nominate @localinseason for a Shorty Award in #food because LIS is a gr8 resource for all things local.
Brian Samuels
Brian Samuels I nominate @localinseason for a Shorty Award in because they promote local and sustainable products! #charity
Lauren Stewart
Lauren Stewart I nominate @localinseason for a Shorty Award in #food because...they are LOCAL!
Kill Fascists
Kill Fascists We're nominating @localinseason for a Shorty Award in #food. || http://bit.ly/5vuc...
Chuck Trafton
Chuck Trafton I nominate @localinseason for a Shorty Award in #food because...fresher is deliciouser
Marshall Neilson
Marshall Neilson I nominate @localinseason for a Shorty Award in #food because... of the recipes. I loves me some short ribs.
Top 10 Produce LLC
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Hyatt Regency Boston
Hyatt Regency Boston I nominate @localinseason for a Shorty Award in #food because...we support eating local!
City Feed Produce
City Feed Produce I nominate @localinseason for a Shorty Award in #food because...they promote local food, local produce, local farms!
Rachel and Leigh
Rachel and Leigh I nominate @localinseason for a Shorty Award in #food because... we support local!
Stony Brook Oils
Stony Brook Oils I nominate @localinseason for a Shorty Award in #food b/c they're passionate about finding the best #local food around
catherine smart
catherine smart I nominate @localinseason for a Shorty Award in #food because...They share all things great in the Boston food world!
Karen Covey
Karen Covey I nominate @localinseason for a Shorty Award in #food because #local is always better.
The Shorty Interview
with Local In Season
What's your best tweet?
Our site: http://www.localinseason.com is now LIVE! More articles to come, but we are off the ground! Please help us spread the word. Thx.
What are six things you could never do without?
Family. Friends. Salt. Butter. Wine. Garlic. In no particular order...
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
Twitter is responsible for over 50% of our website's fan base...we couldn't do it without you!
What's your favorite Twitter app?
Tweetdeck
Twitter or Facebook?
Twitter. Hands down.
What was the funniest trend you've seen?
#ihungupbecause
What feature should Twitter add?
Voice directly on Twitter so that you can record on the spot.
Who do you wish had a Twitter feed but doesn't?
Ana Sortun. She rocks.
What are some words or phrases you refuse to shorten for brevity?
Are you. Oh my god. See you.
Is there someone you want to follow you who doesn't already? If so, who?
Chris Cosentino @offalchris He is an amazing chef.
Have you ever unfollowed someone? Who and why?
We have unfolloweed a number of spammers. Thankfully, we haven't had to unfollow any people who legitimately arrived at our site.
Why should we vote for you?
We celebrate and honor local foods, the people that work so hard to grow + use them, + help others bring them into their kitchens.
Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?
#localfood #localinseason
What's the most interesting connection you've made through Twitter?
We have found all of our contributing writers here!
Hashtag you created that you wish everyone used?
#follow@localinseasonallweeknotjustonfriday
How do you make your tweets unique?
We post a lot of recipes, so usually the food and chefs do it for us. Unique foods+flavor combinations+chefs = unique tweets.
What inspires you to tweet?
Good food. Whether I create it or read about it, I feel compelled to spread the word!
Ever get called out for tweeting too much?
Not yet...we try to keep it under control. We do get a little over-excited every now and again.
140 characters of advice for a new user?
Only tweet what you would like to read yourself. Think "Golden Rule 2.0".
How long can you go without a tweet?
Writing one? An hour or so. Reading new tweets? About a minute and a half.
How do you imagine Twitter changing?
I don't envision change as much as longevity. Twitter is here to stay.
Who do you admire most for his or her use of Twitter?
Go figure, the number one spot...@Rick_Bayless ProliLIFic tweets!
What is one of the biggest misconceptions of Twitter?
That it serves no "real purpose." Twitter is way more powerful than many give credit. It has been the KEY to our site's success.
How do you decide what to tweet?
After about a year and a half, I think I have a pretty good gauge of what our followers want to hear...and THAT is what I tweet.
Why'd you start tweeting?
Twitter has helped us promote our site http://www.localinseason.com and has connected us with the world's food experts.
Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?
Yes...Twitter has played a big role in making our website as popular as it is. What was once just an idea is now a site viewed worldwide.
What do you wish people would do more of on Twitter?
RT @localinseason tweets.
How will the world change in the next year?
This is a wake-up year. Sustainability as an imperative is finally seeming to come into focus for more and more people.
What are some big Twitter faux pas?
Long, personal conversations that aren't DM'ed.
What will the world be like 10 years from now?
Moving at the speed of light and, hopefully, full of people who recognize our collective responsibility to take of each other and our planet.