From Soil to City

Wen-Jay´s Quince and Broccoli Rabe cooking tips

Wen-Jay shares some easy cooking tips for Fall produce. “I cook at home frequently and have a hard time following recipes (it’s easier for me to cook using intuition rather than step-by-step directions) so I prefer simple recipes like the ones we

Bee Pollen, the most nutritious food.

You may have heard about Bee Pollen but what exactly is it and what are the powerful benefits this tiny concoction holds? Bee pollen is the pollen ball that has been packed by worker honeybees into pellets. Bees collect pollen

Guest Chef Spotlight: Angel Veza

One of the best parts of working at Local Roots is that we get to work with some pretty amazing chefs. One of our favorite contributing chefs is Angel Veza. We first met Angel at an event hosted by Change

Foods to Nourish Your Yoga Practice

Eating the right types of food is as important as the deep breaths you take while practicing yoga. Selecting specific foods pre and post yoga may enhance the effects and make your body and mind feel amazing! If practicing Ashtanga

5 Recipe Ideas For Eggplant

Eggplant season is here! That means your kitchen is nicely decorated with some nice shades of deep purple from your veggie share. Technically speaking, eggplants are a fruit, since their seeds are contained inside the flesh. They’re high in antioxidants and good

Meet Our Food Family: Kiara McCracken

We always say that Local Roots NYC is more than just just weekly groceries; rather, we are a movement and a community. One of the key things that sets us apart is our ongoing commitment to education and empowering people

Farm Update: Curly Carrots?

Learn more about how carrots grow at Roxbury Farm, NY. They supply 250 of our Local Roots members with organic vegetables each week! “(At Roxbury Farm), carrots like to grow in sandy soil, with no rocks or other debris.  Carrot

Owners Mag Interview With Local Roots Founder

Owner’s Magazine recently spent the afternoon with us at our Bedstuy market and interviewed our founder Wen-Jay Ying. You can read the full article here. HOW’D YOU COME UP WITH THE IDEA FOR LOCAL ROOTS? I wanted to find a

Now Offering Meyers Bageri Bread

Local Roots NYC is incredibly honored to offer our Farm Share members bread from Meyers Bageri, an artisanal bakery rooted in old world techniques, with a strong focus on organic and locally grown heirloom grains. We are avid fans of

Week 3 Soil to City Newsletter

Our fearless leader Wen-Jay is in the Brooklyn episode of Scraps! Tune in this Sunday at 10:30pm. Learn sustainable cooking tips from Sur La Table’s National Chef Joel Gamoran and hear a discussion with Wen-Jay, Katie Couric, and other influencers on how