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"Intergrated Pest Management - IPM” Adapted from Berkshire Organics

Since we first opened, South Shore Organics has made a point of offering local produce from local farms. Organic certification can take several years and extensive paperwork; for a small farm or orchard the certification process simply might not be in the cards. 619 more words

Agriculture & Sustainability

"How you eat is how you live”

by Pam Denholm

I love articles about the food system and how it works or is consumed, the mechanics fascinate me.  Do you ever go down the TED Talks rabbit hole? 493 more words

Agriculture & Sustainability

Sea to Table – Connecting Fishermen to Families

At South Shore Organics, we are committed to local, independent food system, families feeding families. We are always on the lookout to see how we can support other like-minded organizations so it is with great pride that we announce a partnership with Sea to Table, and I wanted to share all the great reasons we chose to work with them. 577 more words

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Meet Your Farmer - Langwater Farm, Easton MA

Lovely Langwater Farm, located in Easton Massachusetts, is one of our local farm partners who provide us with a wide variety of the farm fresh foods we enjoy throughout the year as members of Nourish to Flourish. 432 more words

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Public Hearing for GMO Labeling in Boston 9/22/15

By Pamela Denholm

We have covered the issue of GMO’s in our newsletter rather extensively over the years. In genetic engineering (GE), technicians extract genes from one form of life and insert them into another (they can put fish genes into a strawberry). 533 more words

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10 Steps in Shiitake Log Cultivation

from Edible South Shore & South Coast Magazine’s blog post titled ‘Gifting My Mistakes: Reflections of a Novice Farmer by Kohei Ishihara

We’ve learned how to make compost, and start a worm farm, now it’s time to learn how to grow your own shiitake mushrooms and avoid mistakes new mushroom growers inevitably make: 642 more words

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Flourishing Workplaces

Around eighteen months ago, we officially launched Nourish to Flourish, our workplace wellness program.  As an extension of what we do with our home deliveries, we thought: imagine how cool it would be if we reached out to employers to offer a local and organic veggie bag for staff, delivered right to their place of work as an initiative to enable people who work full time to access fresh local and organic fruits and veggies if they want to? 769 more words

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