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:
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!
Happy Earth Day! Normally we’d encourage everyone to go out, plant a tree or some flowers, and enjoy spending time outside. Instead, this year let’s bring the Earth inside with us. Here are a few ways to support the environment without going outside.
Happy National Pizza Day! Skip the fast-food and make a homemade pizza you're going to enjoy. You're not a weirddough if you've never made a pizza at home before. You might be a little weird if you like pineapple on your pizza (Controversial opinions welcomed in the comments below!). It can be intimidating but all you'll knead is an oven. Invite family or friends over for a slice of fun.
Chinese New Year is celebrated all over the world. It marks the end of the coldest part of winter (maybe not true in Boston) and welcomes the spring. It is a multi-day celebration to bring good fortune to you and your loved ones. Here are some things you should know Chinese New Year.
May the 4th be with you! If you’ve followed the adventures over the years you might be thinking “All of this fighting is making me hungry”. Fight off that hunger and eat like your favorite Star Wars heroes.
There is a lot of celebrating going on! Whether you're planning a Passover Seder, an Easter brunch or an Earth Day party, these recipes will make a great addition to any occasion! A common theme for these spring holidays is to celebrate rejuvenation and renewal. This time also coincides with beginning of the local growing season. There is much to celebrate and to look forward to as the world around us "Springs" back into life!
Saint Patrick’s Day observes the death of Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. People spend the holiday celebrating Irish culture and traditions including parades, Irish step dancing, drinking green beer, or eating Irish cuisine. Did you know your chance of finding a 4-leaf clover is 1 in 10,000?
As tradition goes, wearing green on St. Patrick ’s Day will make you invisible to pesky leprechauns, otherwise be weary of getting pinched! Different cities hold different traditions – Chicago colors the Chicago River green with a natural vegetable dye, and Hot Springs holds the world’s shortest parade (98 feet). While I don’t think Mayor Walsh will approve dying the Charles River green, we still have an awesome parade! Boston’s St. Patrick's Day parade will start Sunday March 17 at 1:00 pm at Broadway Station.
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