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Flavorful Food

All vegetables are created equally right?  Not quite.  If you’ve ever had the opportunity to travel abroad, particularly to some of the Mediterranean countries, you’ve probably realized that Americans are missing out on some amazingly flavorful produce.  For example, Italians honor the tomato, and dress them up with just a bit of cheese and basil […]

What’s the Scoop on Seasonal Roots?

We had 5 wonderful seasons as Farm Table, but as we learned more about our Members we realized we were keeping them from the very thing they want from an online farmers market – customization. So here we are, on the precipice of our 6th season, re-branded as Seasonal Roots and we’re redesigning our ordering […]

Thanksgiving Gameplan

Happy Thanksgiving from Seasonal Roots!  Hosting this year?  If not, how about a delicious side dish to bring to your host?  We’ve got you covered.  Marinated Mesclun Greens Salad For the Salad: 8-10 ounce container of mesclun salad mix from Harvest Hill Farm, washed and dried and possibly chop any larger pieces ½ pint of cherry […]

Taste the Rainbow

In our fast paced, hectic world we’re often focused on quick and easy.  We grab take-out because it’s simple without pausing to remember that we should eat to fuel our body and maintain our health.  When we do stop to think, we often believe that taking our “one-a-day” has us covered in terms of vitamins and […]

Squash Mac and Cheese

Ingredients: 2 cups of dry macaroni or any other smaller noodle 3 yellow squash, shredded 1 zucchini, shredded 2 Tbl butter 1 Tbl flour 2 cups milk of your choice 2 cups shredded medium cheddar cheese Salt to taste Directions: Place shredded squash in a strainer over the sink and let sit for 15 min […]

We’re Keen on Keenbell Farm

Keenbell Farm has been around for decades, ebbing and flowing with the agricultural climate.  The farm is located in Hanover, Virginia (just 15 minutes from Short Pump!) In 2006, CJ Isbell decided to revamp the farm that his grandparents had founded in the 50s.  CJ, along with his father, and other family members, knew that […]

How To Empty Your Box – August 26/27

Each week, we send you a new box, with items that you may or may not be familiar with.  The Chef Box can take some recipe research to figure out how to use every ingredient.  Our Garden Box however is our most accessible option.  Most of the ingredients you don’t even have to cook.  Here […]

How to Empty your Box

Garden Box delivered August 19-20, 2015: containing Loose Carrots Gala Apples Green Beans Yellow Squash Mixed Color Bell Peppers Yellow Peaches Hydroponic Bibb Lettuce Easy and moderate ways to use all the ingredients in your box this week. Loose Carrots Easy:  Wash, peel, and chop.  You can eat these chopped up on salads, or cut into […]

“I Am Too Busy to Cook”

There are 24 hours in a day.  For a typical person, 8 of those hours should be spent sleeping.  At least another 8 usually go to some form of work, be it in an office, at the house, chasing kids, or some other commitment.  That’s two-thirds of your day that are accounted for.  Plus, there […]

Seasonally Small Carbon Footprint

A study conducted at the University of Oregon found that “large-scale organic farming operations, based on a review of almost a decade of data from 49 states, are not reducing greenhouse gas emissions.” The organic farming movement began around 80 years ago, in the 1940s.  It was born with the intention of being a more […]