It's still spring but it's starting to feel like summer. Temperatures were in the 90s recently, 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 heat.
As we commemorate Patriots Day, we won't be making deliveries on Monday, April 16. Your delivery schedule will be different that week, as follows:
Spring may arrive late in New England, but despite the ongoing chilly temperatures we are starting to see the contents of our boxes change with each passing week. Say goodbye to beets and hello to asparagus! Our Spring Produce Guide will tell you all about the produce you can expect to see in your box this season, as well as what to do with it.
Just because AIR doesn't mean anything doesn't mean the company doesn't stand for something. In the last year, AIR has gotten serious about employee wellness, prompted in part by a grant from the State of Massachusetts' Working On Wellness initiative.
Topics: Healthy Office
We deliver organic fruit and snacks to hundreds of offices in the Greater Boston area, but many of the people who work in those offices don't know that we *also* deliver organic produce and groceries to homes.
For the second week in a row and the third time this winter, we're having trouble sourcing ripe bananas. And we're not alone. Head to your local super market and you'll likely either see empty banana shelves or shelves of green bananas.
The reason: Shipments of imported bananas have been delayed due to the winter storms we have seen over the past few weeks.
We know our customers have questions about the sudden banana shortage, so we wanted to do our best to answer them here.
Drum roll please...
Topics: Organic Bananas
To celebrate Pi Day, we've compiled some of our favorite pie recipes. Earlier we brought you 6 dessert pie recipes. Now here are some of our favorite savory pies. Because, as an irrational and transcendental number, pi will continue infinitely without repetition or pattern. And so will our appetite for pie!
It's Pi Day, the magical day when we celebrate the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter. Okay, so mostly Pi Day is an excuse to eat pie. Nothing wrong with that! Here are a handful of dessert pie recipes from our database. If you're in the mood for a savory pie, we've got you covered there, too.
We're a mission-driven organization. If you head to the About Us page of our website you can read about our push to provide access to fresh, organic produce and to promote and support healthy living in a mindful and sustainable way that respects the environment, supports local farms, local businesses, and fair-trade practices.
Lauren Stein is a local journalist who was inspired by her young daughter to write a cookbook -- with a twist. All of the recipes in "Fresh Made Simple" are illustrated.
"I wanted to create something that we would enjoy looking at together," Stein says. "She would begin to learn colors and shapes and foods, and at the same time it would actually give me ideas for what to cook for our family."
Stein's idea evolved into a collection of everyday recipes, easy to prepare, for the whole family to enjoy.
"The drawings are so playful, but at the same time very instructional with the cooking action and ingredients all in there," she says. "My hope was cooks of all ages and skills would be inspired to cook something fresh and delicious."
Here's some more about Stein, her cookbook, and how she's teaching her kids to love cooking and eating good food. You can enjoy three of her illustrated recipes for mushroom dishes here.