seasons greetings

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 while supporting 75 local family farmers and food artisans. Thank you for putting your food dollars to work right here at home and for making our state more sustainable and humane!

You’ve also been voting with your orders, telling us what you like. Apparently you really, really like ...

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salsas don sebastian local salsa newsletter

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 comes from Mexico, and she grew to love the flavors of his rich culture. And now she’s handcrafting authentic local salsas right here in Virginia.

The company is Salsas Don Sebastian, the latest addition to our home-delivered farmers market. America and Lionel’s delicious mix of fresh vegetables are an easy, yummy way to boost your veggie...

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how to cook greens

‘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

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 turnips (which have tasty greens). The goosefoot family (Chenopodiaceae) includes beets, chard, and spinach.

Beets are loved or hated…

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