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Why Eat Turnips?

By guest blogger Rachel Caine, MS, Dietetic Intern, Mount Auburn Hospital 

Why Eat Mushrooms?

By guest blogger Rachel Caine, MS, Dietetic Intern, Mount Auburn Hospital  What are mushrooms? Mushrooms are often considered vegetables, but they are fungi, and not plants, so they need to be cultivated and harvested differently. To an even greater… Read More

Why Eat Kale?

By guest blogger Rachel Caine, MS, Dietetic Intern, Mount Auburn Hospital 

Spotlight on Tomatoes

We love tomatoes. But do they love us back? Nutritionist and dietary intern Rachel Caine says yes, these flavorful summer fruits have undeniable health advantages as well as being delicious:

Recipes For Hydration

For a week in June, we had our own farm nutritionist and dietary intern. Based at Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, Rachel Caine gave several staff trainings on the basics of nutrition, the elements of mindful eating and… Read More

Ask a Nutritionist—at the Farmstand

Have some questions about why eating local is important? Confused by the latest diet trends? Intrigued by a report about food that you saw on the news? Just want to learn about what a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN)… Read More

Watch: Why Cucumbers Are Great — In Rhyme

Macka B is a Jamaican recording artist who loves his vegetables as much as we love his rhymes about the cucumber’s many health and nutrition benefits. He even gives a rhyming recipe or two. This version is a… Read More