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The Start of the CSA Season

Tuesday was the first day of this year’s CSA with Stone Soup Farm. The haul is pretty sparse this time of year, but the greens are lovely. As for the rest, we’re going to go really basic and make a green garlic and bok choy sauté. I’m actually glad that there wasn’t more, since I […]

Farmers Markets in the Boston Area

By now most farmers markets should be up and running. Once my CSA starts, I usually don’t buy much at farmers markets, but there’s one nearby any day of the week for impulse purchases. Here’s a quick list of the ones near me: Mondays Central Square, Cambridge – Corner of Norfolk Street and Bishop Allen […]

Goodbye Boston Organics

No, Boston Organics isn’t going out of business or anything; we’re just canceling our service. This is the third time we’ve signed up with them in the middle of the winter and canceled before summer arrived. But there’s just something about their service that destroys all of our good intentions to make meal plans and […]

Sign Up for Farm Shares Now

It may seem early, but if you wait to find a CSA much longer, choices will dwindle. Most already have waiting lists of people who expressed interest during the year. I loved Stone Soup and am definitely signing up with them again. (If you wonder what sorts of things you’ll get, check out my weekly photos.) But there are a lot of options out there. If you live in the Boston area and don’t know yet which to pick, Boston Locavores has a pretty full list of farms on their site. It’s a relatively large investment up front, but worth it when summer rolls around. And doesn’t just thinking about it now make summer feel that much closer?

Our Last CSA Pick-Up

Now that we’ve reached the end of our CSA season, I thought it would be interesting to look back at all the veggies we got from Stone Soup this year. Scroll down to see a picture from each week.