Local This Week

Posted by Eric Siegel on May 3, 2015 9:00:00 AM
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Black Radish | Boston Organics

The crocuses and daffodils are blooming all around Boston, which means chive blossom season is right around the corner. When allowed to bloom, chives produce a brilliant purple flower, which makes a delightful garnish for spring salads.

This week, we have the precursor to those beautiful flowers, fresh-cut chives from Happy Valley Organics. A member of the allium family, chives are closely related to onions, garlic, scallions and leeks. Unsurprisingly, they add a burst of fresh flavor to everything they touch.

Locavore Recipe of the Week

No need for mayo in this refreshing twist on the traditional backyard potato salad. The addition of honey vinegar and organic black radishes, a mild but hearty variety, creates of a more dynamic flavor. But it's the inclusion of a handful of fresh chives that will really help your potato salad stand out from the others at your next potluck BBQ.

Eat local this week and learn how to make Black Radish and Potato Salad.

This Week's Local Produce

Dwight Miller & Son Orchards
(E. Dummerston, VT)
Empire Apples
Happy Valley Organics
(Whately, MA)
Red Fire Farm
(Granby, MA)
Deep Root Organic Coop
(Johnson, VT)
Black Radishes
Hot House Cucumbers
Hot House Tomatoes
Nature's Cirlce Farm
(New Limmerick, ME)
Porter Farms
(Elba, NY)

All of the fruits and vegetables we deliver are grown without synthetic pesticides and are USDA certified organic. Interested in receiving produce that's both organic and locally sourced all year round? Check out our Local Dogma Box.

Similar to a CSA or farm share, our Local Dogma Box is filled with the best organic produce from local and regional farms and brought right to your door each week. It's the easiest way to eat like a locavore!

This Week's Local Box


Topics: Local Dogma Box, Organic Radishes, Eat Local, Organic Herbs

Fresh, organic produce
and groceries delivered
to your doorstep.

Unlike traditional farm share programs, we deliver year-round, we're extremely flexible and you get to pay as you go.

  • We don't charge you fees for any standard service offerings, including delivery to your doorstep.
  • There are no advance commitments. Only pay for what you receive.
  • We're all about serving the Boston Organics Community and we aim to please with our service guarantee.

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