What the Kale Is THAT?! A Guide to Organic Kale Varieties

Posted by Boston Organics on Dec 29, 2020 12:01:00 PM

Before it was dubbed America’s “superfood,” kale was an obscure green that could only be found at farmers’ markets, independent health food stores and, of course, at Boston Organics. Kale has become so popular that it’s almost hard to remember a time before it was the ultimate emblem of healthy food. 

But now that kale is everywhere, there are so many different kinds of kale out there, it’s hard to keep them all straight.

Here’s a quick guide to the most common varieties of kale we carry, so the next time it shows up in your organic grocery delivery you won’t be asking yourself “What the kale is that?!”

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Topics: Beneath The Peel / Digging Deeper, organic kale, Organic Leafy Greens, Guides and Infographics

A Visual Guide to Leafy Greens

Posted by Boston Organics on Nov 10, 2020 12:14:00 PM

With so many varieties of organic leafy greens coming from our local farmers each week, it can be difficult to figure out which is which. After all, they are all green and leafy!

Though these greens may appear similar at a glance, they are actually quite unique. We want to help you celebrate these special greens in all their delicious, nutritious glory, so we've put together this quick visual guide to help you identify the common greens in your produce box.

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Topics: Recipes, Beneath The Peel / Digging Deeper, Home Cooking Kitchen Tips, Organic Grocery Delivery Boston, Organic Leafy Greens, Guides and Infographics

The Complete Guide to Leafy Greens (Infographic)

Posted by Boston Organics on Nov 3, 2020 7:15:00 AM

As children we were all taught how important it is to eat our dark green leafy vegetables, but few of us realized just how many kinds of organic leafy greens there are out there!

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Topics: Recipes, Home Cooking Kitchen Tips, Organic Leafy Greens, Guides and Infographics

What's in the Dogma Box - July 29, 2019

Posted by Boston Organics on Jul 31, 2019 12:00:00 PM

Our Dogma Box includes organic fruits and vegetables sourced as close to Boston as possible throughout the year. Similar to a CSA or farm share, this box is filled with the best organic produce from local and regional farms each week.

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Topics: Happy Valley Organics, Local Dogma Box, organic basil, Organic Cucumbers, organic tomatoes, Organic Mushrooms, boston organics, red leaf lettuce, Atlas Farm, Organic Herbs, Organic Collard Greens, organic produce, organic garlic scapes, Organic Leafy Greens, New England Local Fruits and Vegetables, Organic Tomatillos, organic watermelon, Grower & Producer, Mousam Valley, The Ktichen Garden, Queen's Greens, Riverland Farm, What's In The Dogma Box

What's in the Dogma Box - June 3, 2019

Posted by Boston Organics on Jun 4, 2019 11:02:27 AM

Our Dogma Box includes organic fruits and vegetables sourced as close to Boston as possible throughout the year. Similar to a CSA or farm share, this box is filled with the best organic produce from local and regional farms each week.

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Topics: Organic Turnips, Local Dogma Box, Organic Radishes, organic carrots, boston organics, Organic Herbs, Organic Parsnips, organic produce, Organic Leafy Greens, New England Local Fruits and Vegetables, organic beets, Harlow Farm, Grower & Producer

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 Boston Organics 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 Boston Organics 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

Fresh From the Farm: Summer finale

Posted by Boston Organics 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: Produce Rainbow

Posted by Boston Organics 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

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