Entries by Veggie Fairy

New Alerts on Delivery Day – Customer Announcement

Exciting News! Beginning the week of April 26th, you can now receive text notifications to keep you updated in real time regarding your weekly Seasonal Roots delivery. On weeks you place an order, you’ll receive three delivery update texts: Text 1: “Track your Order from Seasonal Roots” This text is sent the day before your delivery […]

Eating Local Helps Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Eating local helps reduce your carbon footprint. Local food doesn’t travel as far as most food you find in the grocery store. Compared to the global industrial food complex, food from local farmers and artisans uses less fuel and produces less CO2 – 17 times less! So local food belches fewer greenhouse gasses and fights […]

Spring Celebrations

Spring Activities While Staying Socially Distant After the year everyone has had: working from home, missing family and friends, and the “new normal” brought on by the pandemic, Spring could not be here soon enough. The time has finally come for friends and family can enjoy the sunshine. Groups that have already been vaccinated have […]

Which one is organic?

Here’s an easy way to find out if your food is good for you and the planet – By the Veggie Fairy Team: Which image do you think shows an organic egg-producing farm approved by the USDA? The top image is from a multi-generational family farmstead in the rolling hills outside Richmond, Va. Their hens […]

This is why fresh local food is better for you

The most delicious way to take your vitamins – By the Veggie Fairy Team: Of course good health and immunity has taken on a new meaning in 2020. We’re all thinking about the steps we can take to keep our immune systems strong. What’s the most delicious way to take your vitamins? Eating fresh local […]

Which basket size is right for you?

Everything you need to know to choose the perfect basket of local food – By the Veggie Fairy Team How can you make sure you get the basket of local food that’s best for you each week? You’ve got three options — keep your default basket as is, customize your basket, or skip your order […]

QuickStart Guide to fresh local food

Welcome new members! – By the Veggie Fairy Team Get a larger, easy-to-read, downloadable, printable version here, or click anywhere on the post below. ABOUT SEASONAL ROOTS Since 2011, Seasonal Roots’ online farmers market has connected Virginia families with local family farmers who use sustainable, humane practices. Our veggie fairies – mostly moms who believe […]