This Thursday, September 22 is the autumn equinox, when day and night are the same length. (Approximately. We're mostly interested in the poetics.) This event marks the beginning of fall, and the ever-decreasing daylight as we head toward the winter solstice, the shortest day of the year. The balance of light and dark at the equinox got us thinking about other opposing pairs. Read on to see how we're bringing together all sorts of opposites in the kitchen using produce from this week's boxes.
Topics: Organic Turnips, Recipes, Organic Kohlrabi, Local Dogma Box, Newsletter, Eat Local, Organic Bananas, Organic Farmers, Organic Grocery Add-Ons, winter squash, Taza Chocolate, Organic Apples, Organic Potatoes, organic beets
The sun rises a little earlier each morning, sparking dreams of spring though we continue to hibernate through winter. This week, little balls of amber winter sun can be found in Boston Organics boxes in the form of Gold Ball turnips. These hearty roots have a slightly sweet flavor and smooth texture.
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Tuesday, February 9th is Mardi Gras, the final day of a season of festivities and feasting. In New Orleans, revelers nosh on King Cake, muffuletta sandwiches, jambalaya and crawfish etoufée to begin the somber season of Lent with a bang. This week, we’re celebrating Mardi Gras New England style! The winter veggies of our northerly latitude merrily don the traditional Mardi Gras colors of green, gold and purple and parade throughout Boston on their green plastic floats.
Topics: Organic Turnips, Recipes, Organic Kohlrabi, Winter Produce, Newsletter, Organic Bananas, Organic Grocery Add-Ons, Fresh From the Farm, Organic Bok Choy, Organic Grocery Delivery Boston, Organic Broccoli, organic beets
After the festivities of the holiday season, its hard to imagine that there might be more to look forward to. Thanks to Boston Organics' farm partners, the Boston Organics community is able to taste and relish the shifting seasons. This week, our growers deliver the both the strange and the beautiful in the form of sunchokes and Chioggia beets.
This time of year is a time for gatherings; family and friends come together to feast and celebrate the joy in all our lives. As we do throughout the year, Boston Organics is gathering the best of the region's produce, connecting our customers with a network of terrific farmers. This week, we're celebrating with a selection of hearty local fruit and vegetables.
There are some exciting organic fruits and veggies arriving from our local farm partners this week. Some are old favorites, but there's at least one fruit in the mix that we're pretty sure you've never tried before...
The staples of summer like blueberries and corn have passed, but we are delivering a cornucopia of locally grown fruits and vegetables this week like sweet peppers from Blue Ox Farm and aromatic rosemary from Happy Valley Organics. The weather may be getting cool, but we're just getting warmed up.