Welcome to the Purchaser’s Corner! Here you’ll find periodic updates from our Purchasing Team on what’s new and exciting from our farm partners, as well insight into the world of our farmers.
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!
Seaweed! Ok maybe it's not so secret. The vast ocean is full of sea creatures and vegetation, and seaweed is one you've got to stock in your pantry. Snack on seaweed chips, add it as the main component to your salad or simmer and make the best vegan broth!
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!
The laundry detergent you use, should be as sensitive to your skin as it the environment. When you use Tru Earth Eco-Strips, you will feel confident that you are taking care of your family, and their future on this planet.
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!
Bring on the green! A celebration of Irish culture, good luck charms, and everything green. No matter what produce box you're subscribed to, you can add a little good luck green to your next order!
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