winter vegetables

What’s in Season: Winter

In New England and across the country, winter has arrived. With it comes warm socks, extra blankets, and comfort foods to keep our bodies warm inside and out. The daylight is shorter and the temperatures are cooler but that doesn’t mean there isn’t an abundant amount of fresh and ripe produce hitting the markets. There’s… Read more

summer produce

What’s in Season: Summer Produce

July and August bring peak temperatures, peak sun, and peak summer produce availability! Fan-favorite produce is not only available during the summer, it is usually at the height of flavor and nutritional value. Plus, it’s a little less expensive. Take advantage of the season by revisiting some of your favorites: Apples Blueberries Cantaloupe Peaches Raspberries… Read more

Food Waste

Food Waste: Why It Matters

On a trip to the grocery store you pick up a few items to make meals for the week, like lettuce, cucumbers and tomatoes. As the week goes on, your schedule changes, you have late meetings, you decide to order lunch; the next thing you know, that head of lettuce that was destined for your brown… Read more

Frozen Produce

Sometimes Frozen Produce is Better!

Open your freezer and what do you see? A frozen pizza? Maybe some ice cream? How about frozen fruits and vegetables? During the winter and early spring months, fresh produce is more expensive, less flavorful, and less nutrient-dense than it is in the summer. But, don’t worry. It’s easy to get a wide variety of “off-season”,… Read more