Local This Week

Posted by Tamara Monroe on Oct 18, 2015 12:00:00 PM

10/19-10/23

Eat Local

The locally sourced fruits and vegetables we're delivering this week are full of fall color, from the yellow-green of Romanesco to the fiery red of bell peppers. Try not to squint when opening your box this week, it's going to be radiating with the vibrant hues of autumn in the Northeast.

If you haven't had the pleasure of trying the Romanesco from The Kitchen Garden yet, you're in for a treat. The gorgeous flowers are a Brassica related to broccoli and cauliflower and have a mild, nutty flavor. Fun fact for the math lovers out there: The spirals on a head of Romanesco follow the Fibonacci Sequence

In other news, we've got stalked Brussels sprouts, just picked and brought to us by Atlas Farm. These little globes of deliciousness can be roasted right on the stalk for an easy but show-stopping side dish. Or, if you're in the mood to do a little trimming, we recommend this spicy recipe for Buffalo Brussels, the shareable dish perfect for watching the game.

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Speaking of sprouts, this week from Massachusetts-based Jonathan's Sprouts we have pea shoots! A super source of zinc and magnesium, these versatile plants add a green crunch to salads, sandwiches and stir-fries. But one of the best ways to eat them is by making them the star of the dish in this Garlicky Pea Shoot Tangle. Nom nom nom. 


This Week's Local Produce

Atlas Farm
(S. Deerfield, MA)
Beets | Brussels Sprouts
Cabbage | Celeriac | Carrots
Kale | Romaine Lettuce
Potatoes | Sweet Potatoes
Jonathan's Organics
(Rochester, MA)
Pea Shoots
Nature's Circle Farm
(Aroostook County, ME)
Spaghetti Squash
Green Mountain Garlic
(Waterbury, VT)
Garlic
Happy Valley Organics
(Whately, MA)
Dill
Dwight Miller and Son Orchards
(E. Dummerston, VT)
Apples
Porter Farms
(Elba, NY)
Onions
The Kitchen Garden
(Sunderland, MA)
Broccoli | Baby Bok Choy
Romanesco | Mustard Greens
Blue Ox Farm
(Enfield, NH)
Bell Peppers
Spaghetti Squash
Long WInd Farm
(Thetford, VT)
Tomatoes
 

All of the fruits and vegetables we deliver are grown without synthetic pesticides and are USDA certified organic. Interested in receiving produce that's both organic and locally sourced all year round? Check out our Local Dogma Box.

Similar to a CSA or farm share, our Local Dogma Box is filled with the best organic produce from local and regional farms and brought right to your door each week. It's the easiest way to eat like a locavore!

This Week's Dogma Box

Topics: Newsletter, Eat Local, Organic Farmers, Organic Sprouts, Organic Grocery Delivery Boston, Organic Broccoli, Organic Cauliflower, Organic Brussels Sprouts

Fresh, organic produce
and groceries delivered
to your doorstep.

Unlike traditional farm share programs, we deliver year-round, we're extremely flexible and you get to pay as you go.

  • We don't charge you fees for any standard service offerings, including delivery to your doorstep.
  • There are no advance commitments. Only pay for what you receive.
  • We're all about serving the Boston Organics Community and we aim to please with our service guarantee.

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