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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

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

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

Tips for your Farm Share

Feel like it’s been awhile? Check out these How To tips to get back in the swing of things!  

Greenhopping – your green food app

We’re looking forward to our Good Fest Conference workshop The Interplay of Food, our Digestion and How We Eat in Living a Healthy Life, which will take a look at balance and taste variety from an ancient and modern perspective,

Does Farm Fresh Mean Anything?

Nowadays, you see the words “Farm-Fresh” everywhere and it’s hard to know what it actually means beyond marketing hype. Unfortunately, that term along with “natural”doesn’t have real guidelines. It makes us sad that a food system which connects eaters directly with trustworthy,

Say Hi to the Local Roots Farm Share

From our founder, Wen-Jay: Local Roots NYC is 6 years old – that’s sort of like being a young adult in business years. We’re exploring who we are, embracing our uniqueness, and are growing into ourselves. Which is why we’re ready for

Early Bird Prizes

Early bird gets the worm, and that worm takes the form of fun prizes!! If you place your order for our Local Roots markets by May 1, here are fun things to look forward to – Share prices might increase.

NY1’s New Yorker of the Week

Our founder Wen-Jay Ying has been named NY1’s New Yorker of the Week, a dream of hers for 11 years – ever since she has lived in NYC. Thank you for all your love and support, and to our amazing