Coley Ward

Coley is the marketing manager at Boston Organics. His favorite vegetable is a red bell pepper.

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7 things to do on a snow day

Posted by Coley Ward on Jan 3, 2018 10:47:45 PM

The weather outside is frightful and if you're lucky enough to be home from work, you're probably wondering what to do with yourself. Here are a few suggestions from your friends at Boston Organics. (Note: If you did make it in to the office today, numbers two, three and six are still totally doable -- five, too, if you have a long enough lunch break, a carrot for a nose and sticks for arms.)

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Topics: snow day

Winter Delivery Instructions

Posted by Coley Ward on Dec 31, 2017 3:29:56 PM

Winter is here and it hasn't been shy. We've experienced record low temperatures for this time of year, so we thought it was a good time to remind our customers about steps they can take to insure that their delivery isn't damaged by the cold.

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Topics: winter, delivery instructions

Top Blog Posts of 2017

Posted by Coley Ward on Dec 31, 2017 3:12:47 PM

Our most read blog post of all time remains The Difference Between USDA Organic and Non-GMO Verified Seal. It has more than three times the visits of our next most popular post, our Guide to Organic Apple Picking. But we digress. This post is about 2017. Here are the most read blog posts published this year.

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Topics: year in review 2017

What is a Chioggia Beet?

Posted by Coley Ward on Dec 27, 2017 11:41:21 AM

The Chioggia beet (pronounced kee-OH-gee-uh), also known as the candy stripe or bulls-eye beet, is as beautiful as it is delicious. Its deep pink and white spirals add a burst of color to a variety of dishes. Here's everything you need to know about this exotic root veggie.

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Topics: Chioggia beet

The Three Local Nonprofits We're Supporting this Holiday

Posted by Coley Ward on Dec 22, 2017 3:58:00 PM

This year, instead of sending chocolates or little monkey robots that fart on command to our best customers, we decided to say thank you by making a donation on their behalf to one of three local nonprofits. Here's a little background on the groups we chose and why. They represent three areas that we care a lot about -- farming, sustainability and food security.

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Topics: holidays, christmas, Boston, nonprofits, giving

Best Gifts for the Boston Foodie

Posted by Coley Ward on Dec 15, 2017 4:32:25 PM

The holidays are here and the internet is replete with lists of the best gifts for foodies. Now we're getting in on the act, with a twist. Here are our suggestions for holiday gifts for the Boston foodie in your life.

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Topics: holidays, christmas, best gifts for foodies, Boston

Hanukkah Recipes: Latkes 5 Ways

Posted by Coley Ward on Dec 11, 2017 9:34:36 AM

Hanukkah season is upon us and to celebrate we've collected the best latke recipes from the Boston Organics recipes database and put them in one place.

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Topics: Organic Cranberries, Hanukkah, Latkes

Holiday Delivery Schedule & Deadlines 2017

Posted by Coley Ward on Dec 1, 2017 8:50:00 AM

Tis the season for adjusted delivery schedules. Boston Organics will not be making deliveries on Monday, December 25, Friday, December 29 or Monday, January 1, necessitating some schedule shuffling during Christmas and New Year's weeks. Please see below for information on when we'll be delivering to your zip code during these holiday weeks.

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Topics: Boston Organics Community, Holiday

Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipes

Posted by Coley Ward on Nov 16, 2017 11:17:43 AM

Thanksgiving is almost here and we're dreaming about all the wholesome dishes we can make with this season's produce. In anticipation of the big day, we've collected all the Thanksgiving dishes from the Boston Organics recipe database and posted them on the blog.

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Topics: Recipes, Holiday, Home Cooking Kitchen Tips, Organic Grocery Delivery Boston, Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Recipes: 5 Savory Vegetarian Pies

Posted by Coley Ward on Nov 16, 2017 10:59:07 AM

You're going to eat a lot of pie on Thanksgiving. There's apple pie, pumpkin pie, pecan pie, sweet potato pie -- maybe coconut cream pie if your family is crazy like mine. But there's absolutely no need to restrict your pie consumption to dessert. Here are five recipes for savory vegetarian pies that will make you wonder why you don't eat pie for dinner more often.

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Topics: Thanksgiving, vegetarian savory pies

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