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

Fresh From the Farm: Produce Rainbow

Posted by Miles Douglass on Aug 14, 2017 9:48:08 AM

They often say that before the food gets to our mouths that we eat with our eyes. All summer we have been talking about the many different local greens but now we get to talk about some different colors, blue, orange, red and yellow. These colors will be highlighted by the new and exciting local fruits and vegetables we have this week.  Local vegetables have been very exciting so far this summer and they continue to be. This week also get to see an increase in number of local fruit that will be on display in many of the boxes and available as an add on.

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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: Game of Produce

Posted by Miles Douglass on Aug 7, 2017 8:47:23 AM

We truly love the long summer here at Boston Organics, and not just because of the beautiful weather and enjoying all of the fun things to do around the city, or even the return of our staff's favorite television series. Summer is when we get to really showcase all the amazing farms that we have alliances with. Unlike the characters in Game of Thrones we dont have to fear that winter is coming just yet, so lets continue to enjoy the fruits of our long summer. Much like the airing of a new episode of Game of Thrones every week we get excited for the weekly deliveries from our farm partners.

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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

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