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Reasons to Eat Local: Cook More

When your fridge is stocked with great ingredients, you’re more likely to cook than if you go home to an empty fridge and then have to go grocery shopping. By joining a CSA, you pick up your locally grown foods

Reflections on the Impacts of 2015 from Local Roots NYC Founder

Reflections on the Impacts of 2015 from Local Roots NYC Founder, Wen-Jay Ying Spring is a time for transition when we eagerly wait for the new. New Yorkers pack away their puffy jackets as flowers peep out of the dirt, and we almost forget

Staff Spotlight: Aly

Meet Aly Miller, Local Food Movement Artist! Aly Miller started working with Local Roots NYC in the Spring of 2013 as our CSA in the Classrooms Educator. Since then, she has served our members at 7 different CSA sites in

Building your NYC Cheeseboard

By Serena Tang, Local Roots NYC cheese sage Cheese is popular. Cheese is fun. Cheese is delicious. But if you don’t live in Europe and don’t work with cheese, you’re probably daunted by the amount, variety, and hoity-toityness of the

Cooking Playlist: The Most Roast

The Most Roast from LocalRootsNYC on 8tracks Radio. Listen up, boogie down. Here’s some music to listen to as you saute some organic vegetables, drizzle some oil on your salad, roast some locally raised meats and create some new favorite dishes with your

Link to Jan. 8 Newsletter

Catch up on everything Local Roots NYC with our weekly newsletter, right here. 

Food that burns fat?

With the sugar-laden holidays behind us, it’s time to start fresh! Why not incorporate foods into your lifestyle that will help you stave off cravings and burn fat? See the recipe below for more ideas! Here are some Winter CSA

How the Local Roots CSA Works

We made this handy tutorial to help our CSA members get the most out of the CSA season, which starts Tuesday, January 7. We’re eager to bring fresh, locally grown vegetables, local eggs, sustainably raised meat and fish, and countless

Interview with CSA member, Beth W, of OnlyAtoms

If you haven’t heard, Local Roots NYC CSA members this winter are receiving a Membership Benefits Card, which offers our members discounts at community-oriented small businesses. We were so psyched when one of our CSA members, Beth Weinstein (photo above)

A Vegetarian Thanksgiving: Part 2

part 2 of a 3-part series written by our Pencil Factory CSA site leader, Ella Miller. You may have noticed that vegetarian Thanksgiving options have been trending lately on social media. Food52 just proposed 2015 as Year of the Vegducken (something