Spring is a busy season for New England farmers and it takes planning and persistence to keep up with the demands of outdoor growing. They’ve certainly been successful because we’re able to find more crop diversity! Next week we'll see new produce in deliveries like eggplant, red bell peppers, black radishes, oyster mushrooms, and sunchokes!
Leafy greens are coming into peak season! These greens are delicious on their own but for folks looking for an extra dash of excitement we’ve got a perfect recipe formula for you.
Ramadan is a Muslim holiday where people do not eat from sunrise to sun down. It’s a time for self-reflection, and giving back to less fortunate. Meals are served before sunrise, called suhoor, and after sunset, called iftar, and eaten with family or with the local community.
Passover is a Jewish holiday that spans over 7 days, and the first night starts this week! On the first night of Passover, families gather for Seder; a meal that includes special symbolic dishes and rituals. With social distancing still in effect, Seder might be a little less traditional this year. Here are some of the traditional Seder dishes with a Boston Organics twist:
The simplest dashi is vegan and is essentially just boiling kombu (seaweed) in hot water. Dashi is delicious soup base for your next homemade ramen, miso soup, cooking liquid for sauces, or a protein marinade!
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Spring has officially sprung! The growing season is getting a full head of steam again and the excitement is palatable as we look forward to more local greens, herbs, sunchokes, and garlic scapes!
Legumes are a the seeds of plants from the legume family, which includes beans, peas, lentils, and peanuts. Sprouting your own legumes will make it easier for your body to absorb vitamins and minerals stored inside the food.
On March 17th the world celebrates Irish culture and the patron Saint Patrick. Legend says if you wear green you will be invisible to leprechauns who go around pinching folks in other colors. Not sure if eating green counts, but doesn't hurt to cover all your bases!
We hope everyone was able to enjoy last weekend's gorgeous weather! As unpredictable as the New England weather can be, spring is just around the corner. Our local farmers spent the warm weather prepping fields to get ahead for the next harvest