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.
Throughout the year, members of the Boston Organics Community are able to enjoy locally grown produce thanks to the effort and expertise of our dedicated farm partners. The relationships our purchasing team has built over the years help bring our customers closer to the source of their food, and help to strengthen our regional food system. Last week, some of our staff had the opportunity to pay a visit to some of these hard-working farmers in western Massachusetts to learn about their operations and even taste some of the delicious produce members of the Boston Organics Community can expect to see in their boxes this week.
From outdoor movies to beach outings to hikes to cookouts, summer can be a bustle of activity. All that fun can be exhausting! This week, we’re here with foolproof summer comfort food recipes to help you feel nourished so you can keep having fun. In your helter-skelter summer swelter, feel free to dream of cooler days with this hearty–but not too hearty–fare.
Throughout the year, Boston Organics’ network of farm partners supplies us with fresh, local produce. We are grateful for all of these relationships. One special star of the summer local season is Atlas Farms, which keeps the Boston Organics Community in summer squash, poblano peppers, fennel and more greens than you can shake a stick at. We have worked with Atlas for more than ten years, and look forward to continue to collaborate to strengthen our regional food system.