Eating real food is a lifestyle

Posted by Boston Organics on Jul 31, 2009 7:03:10 AM

Michael Pollan’s most recent book In Defense of Food and article in the New York Times hit on a key but underlying theme about what Boston Organics is partially about; encouraging and supporting a lifestyle of eating and preparing simple ingredients. While living in San Francisco from 1995-2002, I underwent a lifestyle transformation. Part of that transformation included eating more healthy foods thanks to a home delivery service called Planet Organics. I had always considered myself a healthy person that exercised regularly and ate a balanced diet.

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Topics: Jeff's Corner

Strawberries - local vs non-local

Posted by Boston Organics on Jun 18, 2009 2:35:35 AM

We are really excited about the local, organic strawberries. At a recent meeting I attended, I brought over one package each of the local and California strawberries.

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Topics: Jeff's Corner, Newsletter

Broccoli - Total Crop Failure

Posted by Boston Organics on Jun 18, 2009 2:27:14 AM

We just learned that Rick Pedersen of Pedersen Farm lost his entire crop of broccoli for the season. This is the same farm that provided that awesome asparagus the past 5-6 weeks. There were two main contributing factors. Early in the season there were heavy rains that damaged many of the seedlings. This was followed by exceptionally hot and dry weather which attracted a blight of flea beetles; unfortunately there are few effective organic controls. Had he been farming conventionally, Rick would have had more options to save the crop. One can imagine the non organic options, although effective are probably more toxic.

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Topics: Jeff's Corner

The $29 Dogma Box – Are you up for the challenge?

Posted by Boston Organics on Dec 17, 2008 4:47:00 PM

Starting next week, December 23rd Boston Organics will be offering the Dogma Box. This box will include produce sourced as close to Boston as possible. This box is intended for customers that believe it is of utmost importance to purchase organic produce that is grown as close to home as possible.

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Topics: Jeff's Corner, Local Dogma Box

The Dogma Box - my thoughts about it

Posted by Boston Organics on Dec 16, 2008 8:50:04 PM

I am really excited about the Dogma box.

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Topics: Jeff's Corner, Local Dogma Box

My first Blog Ever - Lack of Local Supply and what BO is doing...

Posted by Boston Organics on Dec 13, 2008 8:58:23 PM

I am new to blogging and have been having a hard time figuring where to begin. So here I go.

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Topics: Jeff's Corner

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