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Category: Cooking Tip

Winter Foods & How to Stay Healthy

With Fall here and Winter approaching, our produce is changing along with how we eat it. During this time, local produce can be hard to find when cold weather inhibits crop growth. Fall/Winter produce consists of root vegetables like beets,

One Potato, Two Potato, Sweet Potato, Four!

One Potato, Two Potato, Sweet Potato, Four! The countdown is finally over! It’s Holliday Season! But before slipping into your stretchiest pants and salivating over the joy that food brings, it’s time for some cooking therapy. To clear your head

Thanksgiving Cooking Tips!

Keep Calm and cook Thanksgiving dinner the Local Roots way! With Thanksgiving quickly approaching, we wanted to provide some tips to alleviate any potential stress. Especially if you’re hosting and/or cooking a Thanksgiving dinner, we know how much pressure it

Jam Making 101

Here at Local Roots we love jam, why? It’s a great way to use up surplus or fruit that’s starting to look a bit sad, preserve fruit from the season, and you can customize and make it your own. You

Thanksgiving Hosting Tips

Before we can enjoy one of the greatest feasts of the year which is Thanksgiving, there’s lots of prep work to be done. From grocery shopping to orchestrating your kitchen for cooking all the dishes; don’t worry, we got you

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

Cooking Storyline Week 9 Winter

Looking for ways to make an entire meal with your Local Roots NYC weekly produce? We asked a chef what he would make with 1 week’s worth of Local Roots veggies and here’s what he would cook! Contents used from Week

HOW TO CUT A WHOLE CHICKEN

Farmer Ben from Wild Fox Farm shared this helpful step-by-step description of how to cut the tender, delicious chickens he raises for our CSA chicken share.

VEGGIE SCRAP BROTH CAMPAIGN

Local Roots CSA is more than just food, it’s a lifestyle. Our community is always striving to find ways to live and eat sustainably. One easy practice in order to cook in a more sustainable way is to save your