Nourish Boston at the Dorchester Winter Farmer’s Market

The Dorchester Winter Farmer’s Market is now in full swing for 2014, and Nourish Boston was happy to attend the second Sunday of the season this past weekend.  It was wonderful to meet members of the community and talk about (and taste) healthy, delicious food! The market offers a great mix of local and organic produce stands […]

Free Saturday classes begin today!

Nourish Boston is excited to be a part of the Dorchester Community Food Co-op’s free education program, which kicks off today, Saturday September 21st! The classes this weekend have a fitness focus, and our friends at Earthseed Yoga will begin with an outdoor hatha yoga class starting at 11 AM. All levels are welcome. Next […]

Food Revolution Day: Cook it. Share it. Live it.

Jamie Oliver is a celebrity chef known for his creative, Italian-inspired dishes and emphasis on fresh, basic ingredients.  But Oliver’s vision and passion for cooking extends beyond his cookbooks and episodes of Jamie at Home or The Naked Chef on the Food Network.  In 2010, he founded the Jamie Oliver Food Foundation (JOFF), a non-profit […]

The Importance of Direct Trade

The connection between the healthy foods we eat and where they come from is at the core of Nourish Boston’s mission.  It is important to choose wholesome, minimally processed foods, but it is equally important to pay attention to how and where the food we consume is grown, and how it makes its way from […]

New Study on Nature and Human Health

A recent study published in the International Journal of Environmental Research offers an interesting critique of existing research on the health benefits associated with spending time in nature. The authors do not discount the connections that have been made so far, but rather they attempt to identify potential gaps in the current body of research […]

Health Benefits of Taza’s Pure Dark Chocolate

We at Nourish Boston love nutritious, delicious, whole foods that are good for the earth, body, and soul – and that includes dark chocolate! Before chocolate became a confectionery food product doctored up with excess dairy and fat, it was consumed in a more pure form for health benefits. Chocolate was an important source of […]