Entries by seasonalroots

Seasons Greetings from Seasonal Roots

EAT BETTER LIVE BETTER NEWSLETTER / December 18,2018 Tips, hacks, recipes, stories, and the weekly special all help you eat better live better with fresh local food! Seasons greetings from the farm! 2018 has been a great year for local food in Virginia! Thousands of Seasonal Roots members have been eating better and living better […]

Authentic local salsa made in Virginia

EAT BETTER LIVE BETTER NEWSLETTER / December 11,2018 Tips, hacks, recipes, stories, and the weekly special all help you eat better live better with fresh local food! What a happy zingy way to eat your veggies! Authentic local salsa made in Virignia She was born in Venezuela and named America. Later she married Lionel, who […]

Authentic local salsa made in Virginia

What a happy zingy way to eat your veggies! – By the Veggie Fairy Team She was born in Venezuela. Her parents named her America. Later she married Lionel, who comes from Mexico, and she grew to love the flavors of his rich culture. So, no surprise that she’s now handcrafting authentic local salsas and […]

How to cook greens

‘Tis the season for greens! – Written by Margo L, veggie fairy & neighborhood Market Manager in Yorktown Greens are loaded with perishable nutrients, so long as they’re fresh like our locally harvested greens. Our farmers are harvesting two types right now. The cabbage family (Cruciferae) includes bok choy, broccoli, cabbage (obviously), collards, kale, and […]

‘Tis the season for greens

EAT BETTER LIVE BETTER NEWSLETTER / December 4,2018 Tips, hacks, recipes, stories, and the weekly special all help you eat better live better with fresh local food! ‘Tis the season for greens A pocket guide to our current crop of nutritious powerhouse greens by Margo, veggie fairy & neighborhood market manager in the Yorktown area […]

These kale recipes make kids love kale

EAT BETTER LIVE BETTER NEWSLETTER / November 27,2018 Tips, hacks, recipes, stories, and the weekly special all help you eat better live better with fresh local food! These kale recipes make kids love kale They even made me, a grown woman, love kale, too! by Meredith, veggie fairy & neighborhood market manager I’ve never been […]

These kale recipes make kids love kale

The right kale recipes made me, a grown woman, love kale, too! – Written by Meredith M, veggie fairy & neighborhood Market Manager in Northern Virginia – Photo by Sherri B, veggie fairy & Area Manager in Richmond, whose son can’t wait to sink his teeth into some fresh, local kale I’ve never been much […]

Hey, where did all the green beans go?!

EAT BETTER LIVE BETTER NEWSLETTER / November 20,2018 Tips, hacks, recipes, stories, and the weekly special all help you eat better live better with fresh local food! Hey, where did all the green beans go?! Eating local means eating what the local weather produces If you like green beans, yet have no green beans on […]

Virginia Fair Trade Coffee Roasters

EAT BETTER LIVE BETTER NEWSLETTER / November 13,2018 Tips, hacks, recipes, stories, and the weekly special all help you eat better live better with fresh local food! Coffee with a conscience Introducing the newest artisan in your home-delivered farmers market Want to feel good about your cup o’ joe? Make sure it’s sustainably and responsibly […]