May Produce Updates

Peter Dodge

Hi everyone, Peter here With the beginning of May, Connecticut asparagus is in abundance and absolutely beautiful. Jersey lettuce and greens will arrive in the middle of this month with Connecticut grown greens arriving a few weeks later. Canadian greenhouse grown Hot House Tomatoes and Copari “Tomatoes on the Vine” are in large supply and
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2015’s Dirty Dozen…

One of the most common reasons people choose organic produce is to avoid harmful chemicals used in growing the food. Pesticides have been linked to developmental problems in children, and may act as carcinogens or throw off the endocrine system, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. To help you stock the safest choices, nonprofit advocacy agency the Environmental
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Apples of Uncommon Character

Apples of Uncommon Character

If you like apples and love history then you’re going to love this new book, Apples of Uncommon Character: 123 Heirlooms, Modern Classics,  by Rowan Jacobsen who makes the case that the apple renaissance we’re enjoying now is actually The Second Age of the Apple. The first “renaissance” first started back in the early 1700s,
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Flourishing “Woods”

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By Markeshia Ricks – Paul Bass Photo – Edge of the Woods has been a neighborhood anchor, with a diverse clientele, for over 25 years. Since Edge of the Woods owner Peter Dodge bought his natural-foods grocery store’s shopping plaza and spruced it up, visual changes have spilled out to the Whalley Avenue corridor.Dodge hopes
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