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5th and 6th baskets

Ok, so I’ve been lazy and here are 2 posts in one: 5th basket carrots onion 2 zucchini broccoli pea shoots microgreens 6 yellow potatoes 2 tomatoes garlic scapes salad greens red leaf lettuce 7 cremini mushrooms snow peas sugar snap peas swiss chard 6th basket salad greens red leaf lettuce carrots pea shoots microgreens white mushrooms celery swiss chard…

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“Let’s Get a Melon!”

This past Saturday we once again did our groceries by bicycle.  Two things were different from the first trip: We went to the closer of the two independent grocery stores We planned to buy a lot more stuff The big downside to riding to the closer grocery store was that we didn’t get to ride the nice path along the creek.…

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Weeks 5 and 6 – third basket

[Note: the photos that originally accompanied this post have been lost to the sands of time] While we still think that $50 a week is pretty pricey, I also have to admit that we could not do this basket delivery every week. We would never be able to go through everything in a week. We will tend to eat the…

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Weeks 3 and 4 – second basket

Our inventory for this week had us in better spirits: pea shoots microgreens 1 red pepper 1 onion 1 head of romaine lettuce bag of carrots (approx 10) 2 sweet potatoes 3 yellow potatoes 3 purple top turnips bag of radishes mixed greens white mushrooms (approx 10) asparagus broccoli kale On first impression, I was overjoyed that we would not…

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Weeks 1 and 2 – first basket

After much anticipation, our first basket of veggies arrived; Matt vocalized his disappointment quite quickly as it did not contain nearly as much food as expected. After reminding ourselves that the season is still early, we commenced our inventory: 1 giant leek 1 orange pepper 1 head of red lettuce 1 sweet potato 4 yellow potatoes 1 onion 8 white…

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Welcome to Return To Roots

It’s a typical Friday evening and Matt and I are poring through grocery flyers and cookbooks, scouring for ideas for the following week’s menu (don’t judge us, we have lives, really). We have done this for the past couple of years starting when we realized our apartment’s ridiculously tiny kitchen (seriously, like 2′ by 6′) could not hold much more…

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