Rise and Shine: Back to School Breakfasts

Posted by Renae Cairns on Aug 18, 2018 7:30:00 AM

We know, we know - it's not quite the end of summer yet. But with Labor Day just around the corner, we know many Boston Organics customers are starting to prepare for the impending school year and we are here to make sure everyone is ready to rise and shine for back-to-school! Your produce boxes will be full of fruits and veggies to form the base for healthy meals, and our wide selection of add-ons will help make sure you have everything you need without the hassle of the grocery store.

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Topics: Recipes, Local Dogma Box, Newsletter, Eat Local, organic tomatoes, Organic Farmers, Organic Grocery Add-Ons, Organic Bell Peppers, Organic Squash

Thanking the hands that feed us

Posted by Renae Cairns on Jul 26, 2018 2:21:22 PM

Last week we shared a bit about what a local and sustainable food system means to us and farmers and farm workers are the bedrock of that supply chain. We want to take some time to celebrate and appreciate many of the growers and farm teams that allow us to do the work that we do and to enjoy some of the most delicious organic produce in the region. 

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Topics: Recipes, Local Dogma Box, Newsletter, Eat Local, Organic Farmers, Organic Grocery Add-Ons, Organic Dandelions, Organic Bell Peppers, organic corn

Fresh From the Farm: What a fungi!

Posted by Coley Ward on Oct 2, 2017 9:46:49 AM

This week's box features shiitake mushrooms, which are crazy nutritious but also delicious. If you're a mushroom fan, shiitakes are likely one your list of favorites (they're so much more flavorful and complex than boring white button mushrooms!). You'll encounter shiitakes in various forms in a lot of Asian cuisine, like miso soup and many stirfries. Today we've got a recipe that calls for roasting the mushrooms and we think you're going to love it.

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Topics: Recipes, Local Dogma Box, Newsletter, Eat Local, Organic Farmers, Organic Grocery Add-Ons, Fresh From the Farm, Organic Apples, Organic Broccoli, New England Local Fruits and Vegetables, organic green leaf lettuce, organic shiitake mushrooms

Fresh From the Farm: Loving Local Leeks

Posted by Coley Ward on Sep 25, 2017 9:43:44 AM

This week's box features local leeks. If you've never cooked with leeks and you're not sure where to start, never fear. We're going to help you learn to love leeks.

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Topics: Recipes, Local Dogma Box, Newsletter, Eat Local, organic leeks, Organic Farmers, Organic Grocery Add-Ons, Fresh From the Farm, Organic Apples, New England Local Fruits and Vegetables, organic spinach

Fresh From the Farm: Conquering Kohlrabi

Posted by Coley Ward on Sep 18, 2017 10:17:54 AM

This week's box features some veggies you know and love, like broccoli and potatoes, and at least one item (kohlrabi) that might have a few folks scratching their heads. Never fear. We've got a few outside the box ideas to turn both the familiar and unfamiliar into something fantastic. 

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Topics: Recipes, Organic Kohlrabi, Local Dogma Box, Newsletter, Eat Local, Organic Cucumbers, Organic Farmers, Organic Grocery Add-Ons, Fresh From the Farm, Local Season, Organic Broccoli, Organic Leafy Greens, New England Local Fruits and Vegetables

Fresh From the Farm: Viva los tomatillos!

Posted by Miles Douglass on Sep 11, 2017 9:40:46 AM

We may be moving into fall but that doesn’t mean that we are no longer getting new items from all of our wonderful farm partners.  We are in that perfect time where we get to enjoy the end of summer produce and the beginning of a whole new crop of vegetables. We are happy that we have wrapped up another successful summer here and are very excited to head into fall and see all the new items that we have to look forward to all fall.

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Topics: Recipes, Local Dogma Box, organic blueberries, Newsletter, Eat Local, Organic Cucumbers, Organic Farmers, Organic Grocery Add-Ons, Fresh From the Farm, Local Season, Organic Leafy Greens, New England Local Fruits and Vegetables

Fresh From the Farm: Seasons Turning

Posted by Miles Douglass on Sep 4, 2017 9:53:14 AM

We are beginning to wind down the summer vegetable season. We have had a great summer in terms of the amazing produce that we have been able to offer. As we look ahead to fall (see last year's fall produce guide), let's take a moment to savor some of our summer favorites, like fennel, tomatoes, green beans and plums.

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Topics: Recipes, Local Dogma Box, organic blueberries, Newsletter, Eat Local, Organic Cucumbers, Organic Farmers, Organic Grocery Add-Ons, Fresh From the Farm, Local Season, Organic Leafy Greens, New England Local Fruits and Vegetables

Maine Wild Blueberries - They don't call them wild for nothing

Posted by Boston Organics on Aug 28, 2017 7:47:38 AM

The organic Maine wild blueberries from Burke Hill Farm are finally in! But maybe only for this week. Maine wild blueberries are the best kind of blueberries and one of the true highlights of summer in New England. They’re not like the ones you find at the supermarket. They’re smaller and have an intense flavor. They’re amazing and great for baking, making smoothies or sprinkling on your breakfast cereal.

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Topics: Jeff's Corner, organic blueberries, Eat Local, Maine Wild Blueberries

Fresh From the Farm: Summer finale

Posted by Miles Douglass on Aug 28, 2017 7:43:13 AM

August may be coming to an end but that does not mean that there isn’t still time to take advantage of all the amazing summer produce that we still have available this week. There are so many wonderful farm partners that we are so lucky to work with and the ending of one season and the beginning of another is a time to be grateful for the partnerships that we have while also getting excited about the wonderful produce to come.

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Topics: Recipes, Local Dogma Box, organic blueberries, Newsletter, Eat Local, Organic Cucumbers, Organic Farmers, Organic Grocery Add-Ons, Fresh From the Farm, Local Season, Organic Leafy Greens, New England Local Fruits and Vegetables

Fresh From the Farm: Peppers. Peaches and more

Posted by Miles Douglass on Aug 21, 2017 12:15:13 PM

Just because we are well into the month of August doesn’t mean that we are not still receiving new produce items from local farms on a weekly basis. This month we’ve got local, organic peaches, courtesy of Dwight Miller and Sons Orchard in Dummerston, Vermont.

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Topics: Organic Garlic, Recipes, Newsletter, Eat Local, Organic Farmers, Organic Grocery Add-Ons, Fresh From the Farm, Local Season, New England Local Fruits and Vegetables, organic peaches, organic peppers

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