The fresh cool air is filling our lungs. Open the windows to your home and welcome in this beautiful day! New England harvests are gifting us an abundance of local organic produce. Take a look at all things local in our boxes this week!
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.
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!
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
The Boston Organics Community is full of smart, curious individuals who care a lot about where their food comes from. As you can imagine, we get loads of emails and phone calls every month ranging from compliments to questions to inquiries.
We know that for every person who picks up the phone there are two people with the same question that goes unasked. That’s why we decided to put together some of our most commonly asked questions right here on our blog—to help current and future members of the Boston Organics Community find answers to things they may not have even known to ask.
This week we have delicious organic pea shoots from Jonathan's Sprouts of Rochester, Massachusetts. Pea shoots have an irresistibly fresh flavor and we love when they're available!
These days more and more consumers are looking for ways to avoid genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in their food. We may have to wait until 2020 before we see labels on our food indicating the presence of genetically modified ingredients in the United States. In the meantime, there are two food labels that indicate the absence of GMOs for consumers: the USDA Organic label and the Non-GMO Project Verified seal.
The secret to good cooking is using fresh ingredients. This is doubly true when we’re talking about herbs.
Topics: Vegetarian and Vegan Food, Recipes, Happy Valley Organics, Beneath The Peel / Digging Deeper, Local Dogma Box, organic basil, Eat Local, Organic Herbs, Home Cooking Kitchen Tips, Organic Grocery Delivery Boston, gardening, diy
Turns out there are a few different varieties of cucumbers, but the two most common are slicing and pickling. It also turns out that there's some confusion about what constitutes a slicing pickle.