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Green Garlic

Green Garlic

Green garlic is young garlic that has not fully matured. Use it as you would regular garlic.

Dill

Dill

Add dill to salads, scrambled or deviled eggs or make a refreshing cucumber salad.

Chive Blossoms

Chive Blossoms

Pull the blossom apart and add to salad or scrambled eggs. Mix with goat cheese for a yummy spread.

Basil

Basil

How to use basil: chopped in salads, in soups and sauces, in pesto for pasta, sandwiches, in soup, eggs and dressings.

The Season’s First CSA Share

The Season’s First CSA Share

The first CSA share of the season has basil, chive blossoms, dill, green garlic, red leaf lettuce an red Russian kale.

Should I Eat Organic?

Should I Eat Organic?

If you’re not choosing food that is grown responsibly, you will also be ingesting chemicals and pesticides that carry health risks ranging from skin irritation to hormone disruption to cancer.

The Benefits Joining a CSA

The Benefits Joining a CSA

CSA stands for Community Supported Agriculture. When you join a CSA, you’re buying a share of a farm, in advance or in the beginning of the growing season. I live in Boston, and our summer farm season is just getting started. The early CSA shares […]

Pantry Staples

Pantry Staples

Pantry staples. They’re going to help you utilize your CSA to the fullest. Here are my recommendations for basics you’ll want to have on hand: Extra Virgin Olive Oil – for sauteing, drizzling and dressings Cooking Oil – coconut oil, or a neutral oil such […]