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2020 Virtual CSA Fair

Our 19th Annual Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Fair is going virtual! Beginning Monday, April 20, we will feature over 20 local farms that provide our community with amazing food throughout the growing season. We will be featuring a variety of different CSAs, including vegetables and fruit, meat, cheese, bread, mushrooms, and even seafood. Some farms…

Produce At Its Peak: Gardening and Rhubarb

After living in my house for over five years, I will finally plant a garden this year. Last night my best friend and I prepared a small plot of land in my backyard for the addition of organic topsoil and compost. After adding the topsoil and compost, we will select starter plants from Riverbend Farm,…  Read More

Produce At Its Peak: Citrus and Avocado

When we began discussing a fair trade avocado program with Equal Exchange, we were told that not only were the avocados organically grown by PRAGOR, a small, farmer-owned cooperative–therefore P6– they were supposedly more delicious than other organic avocados on the market from both California and Mexico. Satisfying our values and our palettes is something…  Read More

Produce at Its Peak: Brussels Sprouts

For the most part, even a light frost signals the end of the growing season across the north. But for many members of the brassicaceae family (Brussels sprouts, kale, cabbage, collard greens), cooler temperatures trigger a survival response that enables them, to not only survive, but improve with hard frosts. As temperatures plummet, these plants…  Read More

Produce at Its Peak: Brussels Sprouts

Brussels Sprouts For the most part, even a light frost signals the end of the growing season across the north. But for many members of the brassicaceae family (Brussels sprouts, kale, cabbage, collard greens), cooler temperatures trigger a survival response that enables them, to not only survive, but improve with hard frosts. As temperatures plummet,…  Read More

Citrus: Brightness When We Need It Most

Organic Blood Oranges in the Produce Department When customers ask which apple I’d recommend right now, I respond that in place of apples, its citrus I’m choosing for myself and recommending to others. While other fruit varieties are limited (in quantity or quality) or are simply not available in the winter, citrus really shines. At…  Read More