Fresh From the Farm: Keep it Cool

Posted by Miles Douglass on Jul 7, 2017 3:17:51 PM

Summer sun means fun-filled days outside, but it also can leave us craving cool things. While the items in this week’s boxes may not be cold in temperature, the way they grow, the stories behind them, and the unique ways you can prepare them will make you say, wow, cool! We have a recipe for a hearty breakfast to help start your day calm, cool, and collected, and the inside scoop on grocery add-ons to make your next Sunday barbeque the place to be.

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

Fresh From the Farm: Fireworks

Posted by Miles Douglass on Jun 30, 2017 4:16:36 PM

As we all celebrate the 4th of July there is also a lot of local produce to celebrate in your Boston Organics box this week. We continue to offer more and more local produce as it becomes available to us so keep an eye out for new local items to include in your custom box or add to your mixed produce delivery.. During the summer it would be easy to fill your custom box with local produce and any add on you might need. We hope that everyone has a happy and safe holiday and enjoys some time off with family and friends.

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Topics: Recipes, Local Dogma Box, Newsletter, Organic Radishes, Eat Local, Organic Fennel, Organic Farmers, Organic Grocery Add-Ons, Fresh From the Farm, Organic Stone Fruit, Organic Squash, New England Local Fruits and Vegetables

Fresh From the Farm: Healthy Harvest

Posted by Miles Douglass on Jun 26, 2017 9:55:56 AM

With the arrival of the summer solstice last week we can finally announce that summer is here! As we enjoy the abundance of summer sun, the variety of produce in boxes continues to grow as well. With all that sun comes the welcoming of a favorite item, summer squash. On top of that we will continue to offer cherries as an add on and we will have sweet and delicious pea shoots coming to us from Jonathan’s Sprouts. If you didn’t get a chance to order some of the wonderful garlic scapes last week have no fear: they are still available so give them a try. Oyster mushrooms round out the new items that you might see in your delivery and the variety this week is Italian Oyster.

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Topics: Recipes, Local Dogma Box, Newsletter, Eat Local, Organic Farmers, Organic Mushrooms, Organic Grocery Add-Ons, Fresh From the Farm, organic garlic scapes, Organic Stone Fruit, Organic Squash, New England Local Fruits and Vegetables

Royal Treatment

Posted by Miles Douglass on Jun 19, 2017 8:10:00 AM

Boston Organics is rolling out the royal treatment this week, as we do every week for our customers. The boxes will be filled with treasure from Golden Kiwis to Tiara Cabbages with lots of ruby red strawberries and sapphire-colored blueberries. With your scepter of asparagus grown by Pedersen Farms and an array of regal produce, including celery from Queen’s Greens Farm you will be prepared to rule your kitchen kingdom in delicious style.

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Topics: Recipes, Local Dogma Box, organic blueberries, Newsletter, Eat Local, Organic Farmers, Organic Grocery Add-Ons, organic kiwis, Fresh From the Farm, organic garlic scapes, Organic Strawberries, New England Local Fruits and Vegetables, organic asparagus, organic celery

Fresh from the Farm: Summer Thriving

Posted by Miles Douglass on Jun 12, 2017 8:56:01 AM

Early summer is a season for thriving. As the weather gets warmer, we will continue to see more and more produce from our farm partners, including hakurei turnips this week. Produce in the field isn't all that's growing; our add-on list is constantly expanding as well. The newest additions to our grocery add-ons include special produce, as well as items that are perfect for the newest additions to your family. Read on to learn about the highlights of this week's boxes. 

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Topics: Organic Turnips, Recipes, Local Dogma Box, Newsletter, Eat Local, Organic Farmers, Organic Grocery Add-Ons, Fresh From the Farm, Organic Bok Choy, Organic Stone Fruit, New England Local Fruits and Vegetables, organic asparagus

Fresh from the Farm: Greens and Gatherings

Posted by Miles Douglass on Jun 5, 2017 9:06:27 AM

Here at Boston Organics, our four favorite words are: Local Greens are Back! This is always a fun time of year because it means that we get to share with all of our customers the best that Massachusetts farms have to offer. Perhaps even more than the date on the calendar, the arrival of local greens marks the beginning of summer and the local growing season. In addition to greens, the stone fruit and oyster mushrooms found in this week's boxes are just the ingredients to help you get in the spirit of summer - especially as you start to plan cookouts and summer gatherings. 

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Topics: Recipes, Local Dogma Box, Newsletter, Eat Local, Organic Farmers, Organic Mushrooms, Organic Grocery Add-Ons, Fresh From the Farm, Organic Bok Choy, Organic Stone Fruit, New England Local Fruits and Vegetables, Organic Greens

Fresh from the Farm: Kitchen Creativity

Posted by Rebecca Bilodeau on May 28, 2017 12:29:00 PM

We hope everyone is having a restful and meaningful Memorial Day. This week, we're experimenting with new items on the grill, exploring the many faces of cauliflower and getting creative with a new chef kit. No matter what you have cooking this week or as the summer starts to roll, you'll always be able to prepare delicious, produce-packed meals with help from your Boston Organics box. 

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Topics: Recipes, Local Dogma Box, Organic Meal Kits, Newsletter, Eat Local, Organic Farmers, Organic Grocery Add-Ons, Fresh From the Farm, Organic Herbs, Organic Stone Fruit, Organic Potatoes, Meal Planning, New England Local Fruits and Vegetables, Organic Cauliflower, custom box

Fresh from the Farm: Spring into Summer

Posted by Rebecca Bilodeau on May 22, 2017 8:40:27 AM

We may be getting a little ahead of ourselves, but with Memorial Day coming in just a week, we're pulling out the beach towels, grills and other essentials for summer. Some of those essentials can be found in your Boston Organics box: from basil to stone fruit, keep an eye out for warm weather favorites. (And don't forget to check out our blog for inspiration for how to use your custom box for all of your summertime adventures.)

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Topics: Recipes, Local Dogma Box, Organic Meal Kits, organic basil, Newsletter, Organic Radishes, Eat Local, Organic Farmers, Organic Grocery Add-Ons, Fresh From the Farm, Organic Herbs, Organic Stone Fruit, Meal Planning, New England Local Fruits and Vegetables, custom box

Fresh from the Farm: Happy Bike to Work Week

Posted by Rebecca Bilodeau on May 15, 2017 9:16:33 AM

Happy National Bike to Work Week! Here at Boston Organics, we have a handful of staff who regularly cycle to the office, and one dedicated rider who does so no matter the weather, braving rain and snow. Fortunately, neither of those is on the horizon this week; the forecast is calling for beautiful, sunny days (for the later part of the week, anyway). What better time to take your bike out for a spin? Regardless of how you choose to get around, the produce in this week’s boxes will help nourish you and inspire you to lean in to spring.

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Topics: Recipes, Local Dogma Box, Newsletter, Eat Local, Organic Pears, organic tomatoes, Organic Farmers, Organic Grocery Add-Ons, Fresh From the Farm, Organic Herbs, Organic Stone Fruit, New England Local Fruits and Vegetables, organic avocados

What Boston Organics Babies are Eating

Posted by Rebecca Bilodeau on May 15, 2017 9:11:28 AM

It feels as though spring has finally arrived, with tons of new life in the form of blooming flowers and chirping birds and seedlings thriving at our partner farms. At Boston Organics, several staff have recently become dads, and we love hearing about their kids as they grow, change and make adorable faces. We also love hearing about what they eat, because, well, that’s what we’re about.

Fleet Manager Tom Ayling’s daughter Rose and Operations Assistant Dave Jeffery’s son Jack were born within a week of each other at the end of last summer. Nine months later, they’ve tried their first solid food, grown a few teeth and are two of our favorite produce eaters. We caught up with Tom and Dave to hear about their adventures in preparing solid food and introducing their kids to new produce items. 

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

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